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Meddling Kids by Edgar Cantero - Book Review

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$27.95
ISBN: 9780385541992
Availability: Hard to Find - May no longer be available
Published: Doubleday - July 11th, 2017

A fun, wacky homage to Scooby Doo but with its own unique voice. The Blyton Summer Detective Club solved their last crime as teens and moved on with their lives except… they made a mistake. Something went horribly wrong that night. They have all been hiding from it for years as the suppressed memories tear their lives apart. ~ Reviewed by Ben Parker


Hook's Tale: Being the Account of an Unjustly Villainized Pirate Written by Himself by John Pielmeier - Book Review

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Hook's Tale: Being the Account of an Unjustly Villainized Pirate Written by Himself Cover Image
$25.00
ISBN: 9781501161056
Availability: Hard to Find - May no longer be available
Published: Scribner - July 18th, 2017

Every tale has two sides. What if Peter’s version of the story became famous simply because he had better a better publicist (ie J. M. Barrie)? Here is the memoir of James Cook explaining how a run-away from London becomes a cabin boy and discovers a treasure map that leads him to Neverland. What happened between James and Peter that leads James down the path to becoming the infamous Hook.​ ~ Reviewed by Ben Parker


Brighter Than You Think by Alan Moore & Marc Sobel - Book Review

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Brighter Than You Think: 10 Short Works by Alan Moore: With Critical Essays by Marc Sobel (Critical Cartoons) Cover Image
$22.95
ISBN: 9781941250129
Availability: Special Order
Published: Uncivilized Books - January 3rd, 2017

A look by comic critic Marc Sobel at ten of Alan Moore’s harder to find short stories. Drawn by a collection of artists including Steven Bissette, Rick Veitch and Peter Bagge. ~ Reviewed by Ben Parker


We Told You So: Comics as Art by Tom Spurgeon - Book Review

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$49.99
ISBN: 9781606999332
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Published: Fantagraphics - December 14th, 2016

An exploration of Fantagraphic’s role in the movement to accept Comics as an art form. An anecdotal account from some of the leading artists of the past 40 years. ~ Reviewed by Ben Parker


Neil Gaiman's Troll Bridge by Neil Gaiman - Book Review

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By Neil Gaiman, Colleen Doran (Illustrator)
$14.99
ISBN: 9781506700083
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Published: Dark Horse Books - October 18th, 2016

A striking illustrated edition of Gaiman’s coming-of-age fantasy masterpiece. A young boy, whose world is full of ghosts, ghouls and, particularly, a hideous troll, must find the courage to face the monster. ~ Reviewed by Ben Parker


A Game of Thrones by George R. R. Martin - Book Review

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A Game of Thrones: The Illustrated Edition: A Song of Ice and Fire: Book One (A Song of Ice and Fire Illustrated Edition #1) Cover Image
By George R. R. Martin, John Hodgman (Foreword by)
$50.00
ISBN: 9780553808049
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Published: Bantam - October 18th, 2016

The 20th anniversary edition of A Song of Ice and Fire: Book One of Martin’s epic series. Includes fullpage artwork and black & white illustrations in each chapter. ~ Reviewed by Ben Parker


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