2016 reads

The Fall of the Fantastic Four

March 30, 2016

Fantastic Four: Vol. 1 – The Fall of the Fantastic Four This graphic novel collects the first five issues of the 2014 series of Marvel’s First Family. The story begins with swarm of monsters invading the city. Of course, the Fantastic [Keep Reading]

Doctor Who and Batman Too

March 19, 2016

Doctor Who – The Wheel of Ice by Stephen Baxter I haven’t read much in the way of Doctor Who fiction, just a few comic books and a young adult novel. When I picked this book up from the library, I wasn’t even sure what incarnation [Keep Reading]

Great Advice on Becoming a How-To Writer

March 17, 2016

How to Write & Sell Simple Information for Fun and Profit by Robert W. Bly Here are a few of the notes I took while reading this book . . . A how-to writer is a teacher in print. However, instead of teaching in a classroom, the how-to wroter [Keep Reading]

A Novel of Scribbled Notes

March 10, 2016

Life on the Refrigerator Door by Alice Kuipers This novel takes place entirely through the written word. More specifically, through notes that have been scribbled down as a mother is rushing to and from her job. She doesn’t seem to be able [Keep Reading]

There is an Art to Asking

February 29, 2016

The Art of Asking by Amanda Palmer A few years back, I saw a brilliant TED talk by Amanda Palmer. It resonated with me and struck a chord with viewers all over the world. I don’t think she even realized how big the movement would become. It [Keep Reading]

Women Heroes in the Comics

February 26, 2016

Star Wars – Princess Leia This comic takes place just after the events in Star Wars IV: A New Hope. Princess Leia’s homeworld has been destroyed. But there are all sorts of survivors of Alderaan that need guidance and leadership. [Keep Reading]

The Amazing Spider-Man is Back!

February 10, 2016

The Amazing Spider-Man: Vol 1. The Parker Luck Doc Ock had control of Peter Parker’s life for nearly two years, but Parker is back now and has a new lease on life. He isn;t taken anything for granted. A lot of things have changed in his [Keep Reading]

Spider-Verse – The Ultimate Spider-Man Battle

February 3, 2016

Spider-Verse  The Inheritors are an evil family that prey on the essence of Spider-totems. It turns out that there are hundred of Spider-powered super-heroes in different dimensions and realities. Everyone knows the original Spider-Man, Peter [Keep Reading]
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