May 11, 2017: Best Comic Book Series of 2016!

My favorites... Saga by Brian K. Vaughan and Fiona Staples "When two soldiers from opposite sides of a never-ending galactic war fall in love, they risk everything to bring a fragile new life into a dangerous old universe. From bestselling writer Brian K. Vaughan, Saga is the sweeping tale of one young family fighting to find…

January 2, 2017: Best Comic Book Reads of 2016 – Series and Graphic Novels!

A mix of 2016 and prior releases, here are my favorite comic book reads of this past year in no particular order... MY FAVORITE GRAPHIC NOVELS OF 2016... Replica (vol. 1) written by Paul Jenkins, art by Andy Clarke - Aftershock Comics Meet Trevor Churchill, an Earth-born peacekeeping agent on the intergalactic hub known as The Transfer.…

December 31, 2014: Best Books of 2014!

"Top 25?!"said Paul.  "How many books did you read this year?" Well, after the paltry 65 I got through in 2013, I decided to make a concerted effort to improve on that embarrassing number in 2014.  My goal was a lofty 120 - which I ended up far exceeding, racking up a very respectable 180…

July 2, 2009: Oh, This and That.

Arlighty. I’m almost packed and almost ready to go. I’m going to Montreal for a week and, since I’m traveling alone, I’m going to try to minimize my TWA (Time Waiting Around) by foregoing checked luggage in favor of squeezing everything into my carry-on bags. So, just the bare essentials: socks, shirts, underwear, toiletries, laptop,…