Review: The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier and Clay

The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier and Clay is a Pulitzer Prize winning novel by Michael Chabon, published in 2000. It follows two cousins, Jewish-American Sammy Claymann and Jewish-Praguer Josef Kavalier, and their experiences in the comic book industry leading up to and during America’s involvement in WWII.  As a reader of comic books, I find any… Continue reading Review: The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier and Clay

Review: Winter Soldier (2018-2019) #5

Previously- Winter Soldier (2018-2019) #4| This limited run of Winter Soldier (2018-2019) is 5 issues and was written by Kyle Higgins, with art by Rod Reis, and letters by VC’s Clayton Cowles.  What do you need to know? In an effort to help RJ, Bucky overstepped now has to pay the price of yet another mistake.  … Continue reading Review: Winter Soldier (2018-2019) #5

Review: Winter Solider (2018-2019) #4

Previously- Winter Soldier #3|Coming soon- Winter Soldier #5 This limited run of Winter Soldier (2018-2019) is 5 issues and was written by Kyle Higgins, with art by Rod Reis, and letters by VC’s Clayton Cowles.  What do you need to know? Just when Bucky thinks he’s gotten through to RJ, the ex-HYDRA kid assassin, there’s a new… Continue reading Review: Winter Solider (2018-2019) #4

TBR: October/Victober

October 2019 is going to be my first October participating in Victober, a Victorian themed read-a-long through the month of October. This year it's being hosted by Lucy@LucytheReader, Kate@BooksandThings, Ange@BeyondthePages, and Kate@KateHowe. I'm sort of folowing the prompts, but will admit that I'm stretching some of them a little, and I'm not doing all of… Continue reading TBR: October/Victober

Review: Winter Soldier (2018-2019) #3

Previously- Winter Soldier #2|Coming soon- Winter Soldier #4 This limited run of Winter Soldier (2018-2019) is 5 issues and was written by Kyle Higgins, with art by Rob Reis, and letters by VC’s Clayton Cowles.  What do you need to know? Bucky Barnes had a great new side-hustle going, helping those in need of a fresh start… Continue reading Review: Winter Soldier (2018-2019) #3

Comics Wrap-Up: II.2019

Confession time: This is a draft which I never got around to posting and so is a bit old. However, it's still three nice mini review so I figured I'd post it anyway. Some of the titles are all linked to Forbidden Planet through my affiliate link, which you are under no obligation to use.… Continue reading Comics Wrap-Up: II.2019

Review: Mad Love by Paul Dini, Pat Cardigan

Published by Titan Books, Mad Love is the novelisation of Mad Love and Other Stories, the Batman comic, an adaptation of Batman: The Animated Series (S.4, Ep.21). Essentially this is the origin story of the one, the only, the insatiable, Harley Quinn. Let's start at the very beginning... If you're going to have a prologue… Continue reading Review: Mad Love by Paul Dini, Pat Cardigan

Review: Winter Soldier (2018-2019) #2

Previously- Winter Soldier #1|Coming soon- Winter Soldier #3 This limited run of Winter Soldier (2018-2019) is 5 issues and was written by Kyle Higgins, with art by Rob Reis, and letters by VC’s Clayton Cowles.  What do you need to know? Grateful for the second chance he’s been given Bucky Barnes, ex HYDRA assassin, is now working… Continue reading Review: Winter Soldier (2018-2019) #2

Coffee and a Catch Up.

Hi, remember me? I kind of disappeared for a while, didn't I. Well, I'm back now. At last I think I am, so I thought we'd have a bit of a catch up before normal posting resumes. Where have I been? Mostly writing my dissertation. Not a very exciting answer I know. But I submitted… Continue reading Coffee and a Catch Up.