Monthly Archives: May 2013

Delilah Dirk and The Turkish Lieutenant by Tony Cliff

Now that’s more like it!!   Great story, beautiful art, everything you want and hope for in a graphic novel!  I haven’t enjoyed a book like I did this one in a long, long, time!   My review: Delilah Dirk is … Continue reading

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The Adventures of Augusta Wind by Vassilis Gogtzilas (Contributor), J. M. Dematteis (Contributor)

This has to be one of the most intriguing but also hardest book I’ve had to review.  At once, it is wildly imaginative, uniquely original, multilayered, and utterly confusing.  And as a curiosity, the artwork obfuscates the story even further, … Continue reading

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Wonderland, Volume 2 by Roh and Gregory

This is a full color book collecting several issues of the Wonderland series. What you’ll find is drugs, violence, psychotic episodes, monsters, gore, splatter, and every variation an artist can find to put improbably buxom girls into skimpy outfits. I … Continue reading

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Spank Me, Mr. Darcy by Lissa Trevor

Ithink the picture of a Victorian era corset for a Regency era story probably should have sent up red flags. But I was hoping for a light and fun read based on the description of the book. Of course, I … Continue reading

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Loveless 11 by Yun Kouga

The manga Loveless has to be one of the hardest manga I have ever read.  The depth of cruelty that people do to each other, the manipulation and machinations, and the despair thereof make the story a difficult, if compelling, … Continue reading

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The Golden Age of Couture – Paris and London 1947-57

Imagine my incredible delight and surprise to find an amazing book for sale at the local swap meet: V&A museum’s The Golden Age of Couture: Paris and London 1947-57. The softcover, thick paged, heavy, large format book includes beautifully photographed … Continue reading

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Bleach 57 by Tite Kubo

Ah Bleach.  Never have I enjoyed any shounen manga as much – even with the silly anime fillers.  But the final arc is upon us now and so many secrets and background histories (Zenpacki’s bankai, Unohana’s secret, the deaths of … Continue reading

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