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.…

October 9, 2012: In which the author recommends stuff!

You know what's even better than discovering a terrific new book? Discovering a terrific new author.  All too often, I've come across books I've enjoyed only to be disappointed by subsequent works by the same author.  Not so with Jeffrey Ford, one of the most imaginative and consistently entertaining writers out there.  Several years ago,…

May 2, 2009: One of Those Days. And, The Comic Round-Up.

I’ve discovered that I’m much less productive on a) days when I miss my morning work-out, b) following a sleepless night spent cleaning up after a nauseous French bulldog, c) when I’m distracted by chores such as laundry, taking my dog to the vet, and planting those herb plants my wife bought for me that…