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Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, Book I
Oh what to say about the TMNT? Reading this brought back so many childhood memories of Saturday morning cartoons, great live movies, and action figure...more
Jan 2011
Dec 25, 2010
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, Book IV
Truly great Turtles story here. This is the basis for the first half of the original live-action movie from 1990 and reading this now after having gro...more
Jan 04, 2011
Dec 25, 2010
Eragon (The Inheritance Cycle, #1)
Eragon was a really good fantasy read. Not the best epic series ever, but considering the author started writing this at 15 years old and was a New Yo...more
Sep 28, 2008
Sep 03, 2008
Batman: The Black Glove
There are really two main story arcs here. I give this book 3 stars for the first story. The first story is a murder mystery dinner party put on by th...more
Jan 09, 2011
Jan 10, 2011
The Flash Omnibus, Volume 1
Geoff Johns' writing here is a sheer joy to read: his Flash stories are imaginative, well-paced, and full of nuanced, believable characters. His bigge...more
May 29, 2011
May 27, 2011
X-Force/Cable: Messiah War
Great story.

Cable/X-Force stories: 5 stars
- Great story, but I have been following the Cable storyline for a while so I didn't have any trouble foll...more
Nov 2010
Oct 28, 2010
Batman: Knightfall, Vol. 3: KnightsEnd
4 stars for the actual Batman story. 2 stars for the Azrael-as-Batman story. The Bruce Wayne as Tengu and subsequent return to finally being Batman wa...more
Jun 02, 2011
Mar 24, 2011
Casino Royale
LOVED IT!! I have always been a James Bond fan and an avid reader, but for some reason I have never joined those two hobbies until now. Fleming's writ...more
Jan 11, 2009
Dec 31, 2008
Please understand: I love the X-Men...

In summary: this seems like, and felt like, a super-crappy rip-off of Blackest Night. But instead of Black Lante...more
Jun 20, 2011
Jun 08, 2011
Batman: Knightfall, Vol. 1: Broken Bat
This was a really good read and a must for any fan of Batman. It was pretty well written and each issue has Batman facing off against at least one Ark...more
May 22, 2011
Jun 09, 2009
The Flash: Rebirth
I haven't really been a DC kind of guy until recently (Blackest Night) so after reading that and getting some exposure both to the Flash and to Geoff...more
May 30, 2010
May 27, 2010
Saga of the Swamp Thing, Book 1
This is an amazing collection of the first issues that Alan Moore wrote of the Saga of the Swamp Thing in the 80's. Nothing more to say than: Amazing!...more
Apr 12, 2011
Mar 24, 2011
X-Men: Second Coming
Amazing. A great X-Men story from a team that deserves it! And not just that, but a great X-Men crossover? YES. This was a really great book that culm...more
Sep 06, 2011
Sep 06, 2011
Seinfeld is hilarious and this book embodies that comedy. Many of his common jokes are here in writing and it was really a fun read. The only reason I...more
Jan 02, 2009
Dec 23, 2008
X-Men: God Loves, Man Kills
This is one of those books that I think everyone should read. X-Men has been a series that has often addressed the question of prejudice and hate towa...more
Sep 05, 2009
Aug 07, 2009
Mormon Scientist: The Life and Faith of Henry Eyring
I loved this book. And I highly recommend it to anyone who has trouble balancing "logic" with "faith."

I am typically not one to read biographies, but...more
Dec 03, 2009
Nov 01, 2009
JLA: The Deluxe Edition, Vol. 1
The first four issues were great, so for them I give this three stars. The first story arc was a really inventive story that was an enjoyable read.

Jan 26, 2011
Jan 23, 2011
The King of Elfland's Daughter
This was a great book and definitely a classic. One of the original fantasy books/authors. Apart from the beautiful prose of Dunsany, the story was co...more
Apr 28, 2009
Mar 17, 2009
This was an ok book, and was important because of the authors it has influenced throughout fantasy. Other than that, I thought Mirrlees was a bit too...more
Apr 30, 2009
Mar 17, 2009
Dark Victory (Batman (DC Comics Hardcover))
A great Batman story that stands up to multiple readings.
Jan 22, 2011
Sep 03, 2008
The Hero with a Thousand Faces
This was a great book. Campbell gives an in-depth study of mythology and its overlying theme of the infamous "hero's journey." I really enjoyed readin...more
May 18, 2009
Apr 03, 2009
X-Men Noir
I love the X-Men, they're my bread and butter of the comic medium. So when I saw this Marvel Noir line come out a while ago, I was excited to say the...more
May 02, 2010
May 27, 2010
Fantastic Four: Books Of Doom
I would have never read this if it wasn't recommended to me just because it has the FF in the title (they drive me crazy) but in reality this book isn...more
Jun 30, 2011
Jun 29, 2011
The Etched City
This was a great book. Definitely something different and unexpected, giving a new twist to the word 'fantasy.'

The story starts kind of slow in a dese...more
Jun 11, 2009
Mar 17, 2009
The Elric Saga Part I (Elric Saga, #1-3)
I enjoyed this book, once I got past the first 12 pages (AKA chapter 1), I really enjoyed it. It appears that in chapter 1 Moorcock didn't know how to...more
Oct 29, 2009
Aug 27, 2009
The Orc King (Forgotten Realms: Transitions, #1; Legend of Drizzt, #17)
Well even though I read this book only a year ago when it first came out, it is still an amazing book. Salvatore never ceases to amaze with his writin...more
Oct 26, 2008
Sep 08, 2008
The Dragon's Dagger (Spearwielder's Tale, #2)
This was a pretty fun little read, Salvatore even throws in a little Black Knight from Monty Python, which was highly entertaining.

- "Gary believed t...more
Mar 09, 2009
Sep 02, 2008
Ender in Exile (The Ender Quintet, #1.6)
Hmmm, again, Card kind of disappointed. I was really exited about this book as soon as I heard that was coming out and instantly reserved it on Amazon...more
Dec 15, 2008
Sep 08, 2008
The Knight (The Wizard Knight, #1)
Amazing, Awesome, and wonderful. This was truly a great book and one that will be reread. Writing is hard enough to do well in the third person but Wo...more
Aug 10, 2009
Apr 24, 2009
The Autobiography of Malcolm X
-"I have given to this book so much of whatever time I have because I feel, and I hope, that if I honestly and fully tell my life's account, read obje...more
Sep 22, 2008
Sep 03, 2008
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