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Runaways, Vol. 8: Dead End Kids (Runaways, #8)
I would have liked this more if Joss Whedon's name on the cover had been larger.
Sep 29, 2008
Sep 29, 2008
Libriomancer (Magic Ex Libris, #1)
Libriomancers are magic-users who can reach into books and pull forth artifacts to use in our world. Isaac Vainio was a powerful one and a member of t ...more
Jul 16, 2012
May 29, 2012
Four Feet Tall and Rising: A Memoir
Fans of Animal Planet’s Pit Boss will recognize Rossi as talent manager and owner of Shortywood Entertainment and founder of Shorty’s Pit Bull Rescue. ...more
Dec 26, 2011
Dec 24, 2011
Shadowland: Daredevil
The short version is the Daredevil has gone rogue. He's built a Japanese temple in the heart of Manhattan and has surrounded himself with ninjas. As t ...more
Mar 31, 2011
Mar 31, 2011
With sagging ratings, the ocean exploration reality show SeaLife desperately needs a boost before the network cuts their one-year voyage short. What c ...more
Jun 29, 2009
Jun 29, 2009
The Zork Chronicles (Infocom, #5)
I’ve read my share of video game novels and most of them have been fanboy wanks. Starting The Zork Chronicles, I had similarly low expectations, but t ...more
Jan 2008
Jan 09, 2008
Out of this World : A Collection of Hermits and Recluses
I first heard about the Collyer brothers a few years ago. Browsing the stacks, I saw Ghosty Men by Franz Lidz and was intrigued by the title and the u ...more
Dec 28, 2009
Dec 01, 2009
Strange Tales
Strange Tales mixes classic Marvel characters with indie artists and the results are strange — yet it works, for the most part. Paul Pope (Batman 100) ...more
May 18, 2010
May 18, 2010
Locke & Key, Vol. 1: Welcome to Lovecraft
Easily the best graphic novel I've read this year. Locke & Key is a disturbing tale about three siblings whose lives are thrown into turmoil after ...more
Dec 17, 2008
Dec 17, 2008
The Authority Vol. 2
The Authority is a superhero team composed of costumed heroes who don’t want to save the world. Instead, they focus on making the world worth saving, ...more
Jan 2014
Jan 01, 2014
The Freakshow
Rolling up in Pleasant Hills, Tennessee, the Flaherty Brothers Traveling Carnivale and Freakshow draws the attention of the town’s population – little ...more
Apr 04, 2010
Apr 01, 2010
**spoiler alert** I’m always amused when people say The Joker is their favorite comic book villain. Really? Which one?

Since 1940, The Joker has been a
Apr 02, 2009
Apr 06, 2009
Batman: Murder at Wayne Manor
"You're awfully quiet," Gordon said.

"I've been told I brood."

Bruce Wayne’s last memory of his dying parents is his father reaching out for his mother,
Jul 17, 2008
Jul 17, 2008
The House of Lost Souls
An ethics class inquiring into the nature of evil visits the Fischer House, an ancient mansion on the Isle of Wight. Now one of the girls is dead and ...more
Dec 21, 2009
Nov 24, 2009
North 40 (New Edition)
North 40 written by Aaron Williams (Nodwick) with art by Fiona Staples (Saga) is a reprint of the 2010 graphic novel, then published by WildStorm, col ...more
Jan 04, 2015
Jan 05, 2015
The Making of The Empire Strikes Back: The Definitive Story Behind the Film
The Making of The Empire Strikes Back isn’t a fluffy coffee table book celebrating Empire’s 30th anniversary with behind the scenes pics and recycled ...more
Jan 19, 2011
Dec 24, 2010
The Lost Symbol (Robert Langdon, #3)
The Lost Symbol shows that Dan Brown can still craft esoteric puzzles and run Harvard Symbologist Robert Langdon ragged, but his bag of tricks is shal ...more
Oct 18, 2009
Oct 19, 2009
The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen: Black Dossier
As it develops, the League of Extraordinary Gentlemen series reads like Alan Moore’s attempt to construct a Unified Theory of British Literature. It’s ...more
Nov 20, 2009
Nov 24, 2009
Daredevil Noir
Marvel's Noir imprint gives us a through a glass, darkly version of classic superheroes imagined as characters in a 1940s crime drama. Even though its ...more
Apr 11, 2010
Apr 12, 2010
Refugees (Star Wars: Invasion, #1)
The Yuuzhan Vong invasion (25 after the Battle of Yavin) was the focus of the New Jedi Order series of books, starting with Vector Prime in 1999. This ...more
Aug 12, 2010
Aug 14, 2010
Mass Effect: Redemption
The Normandy is destroyed and Commander Shepard is feared dead. However his body, regardless of its condition, is the prize in a contest pitting the I ...more
Aug 24, 2010
Aug 24, 2010
Star Trek II: Distress Call (Plot-Your-Own-Adventure-Stories)
Despite the Star Trek II title, this book has no discernible relationship to The Wrath of Khan. Instead it's focused around a brief mission to Varda I ...more
Mar 15, 2013
Mar 15, 2013
Star Trek: Year Four
The Enterprise had a five-year mission, but Star Trek was cancelled after three years. IDW goes where many have gone before, filling in those missing ...more
May 22, 2009
May 22, 2009
Punisher Noir
WWI vet Frank Castelione lost his wife to cancer, has a son who’s fallen in with hoodlums, and owns a store mobster Dutch Schultz wants to “protect.” ...more
Mar 26, 2010
Mar 25, 2010
Lee Moravian is a Vietnam vet who came home from the war to find he no longer has a place in society. He lives in the woods with his dog, tending a pa ...more
Apr 07, 2010
Apr 05, 2010
I Kill Giants
On career day, Barbara Thorson proudly announces to her fifth grade class that she kills giants. Barbara plays Dungeons & Dragons and she takes th ...more
Dec 11, 2009
Dec 11, 2009
Tribes: The Dog Years
A nanotech virus has decimated the planet, capping the lifespan of humans at 21 years. 200 years later, children live in tribes and have created their ...more
Feb 06, 2011
Feb 06, 2011
The Ashton Horror (Dark Forces #12)
The Hale family moves to Vermont when Mr. Hale gets a job with Ashton College's Computer Science Center. This means Dennis has to start his senior yea ...more
Oct 02, 2010
Oct 01, 2010
Black Science, Vol.1: How to Fall Forever
Imagine every alternate universe is layered upon one another like the skin of an onion and you have a pillar that can spike through them. With this pi ...more
Jun 09, 2014
Jun 09, 2014
The Shadow of Reichenbach Falls
It turns out that Watson got the details of Holmes and Moriarty's confrontation at Reichenbach Falls wrong not once, but twice. It was Holmes who was ...more
Jan 10, 2010
Jan 07, 2010
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