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Mike Cassella Mike Cassella said: "Possibly one of the greatest true crime books on the shelves. Author David Simon (creator of hit TV series Homicide: Life on the Street and the Wire on HBO) was given unfettered access to Baltimore's homicide division for one year. The stories he rec...more "

 

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Candy Girl by Diablo Cody
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The Silver Surfer by Stan Lee
The Silver Surfer: The Ultimate Cosmic Experience
by Stan Lee
recommended for: fans of the Silver Surfer or Jack Kirby
read in November, 2007
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In my opinion, this is one of the definitive stories of the classic Silver Surfer. Essentially, this book is a stand-alone, out of continuity retelling of the Surfer's first appearence except with no Fantastic Four whatsoever. It is the Surfer and Ga...more
Understanding Comics by Scott McCloud
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12 Reasons Why I Love Her by Jamie S. Rich
12 Reasons Why I Love Her
by Jamie S. Rich (Goodreads Author)
recommended for: fans of relationship drama
read in January, 2006
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One of the best parts about this graphic novel, apart from the terrific art by Joelle Jones and Rich's extremely realistic dialog, is the decision to use an out-of-sequence narrative style to tell the story. First date, big fight, getting to know eac...more
Popgun, Vol. 1 by Erik Larsen
Popgun, Vol. 1
by Erik Larsen
recommended for: fans of any genre
read in January, 2007
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When I first heard about this book, I was mildly intrigued. The more I read, though, the more I became very excited. It's a collection of short comics from various independent talents with stories ranging from relationship drama to intergalactic sci-...more
Mister Blank Exhaustive Collection by Christopher Hicks
Mister Blank Exhaustive Collection
by Christopher Hicks
recommended for: fans of comics and cartoons
read in January, 2000
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Great art, great plotting, great layout... this is just one great buy. I found this when I went to New York City back in 2000 as a "blind buy." It was hands down one of the best purchases I've ever made. I can't recommend it more.
Annihilation by Keith Giffen
Annihilation: Book Three
by Keith Giffen
recommended for: sci fi fans
read in January, 2006
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THIS is how you write a sci-fi action comic. I had no interest in this when it was announced as a comic "event" and only picked up the first issue on a whim. Every issue was a treat of great art, terrific dialog and some of the best action sequences...more
Annihilation by Keith Giffen
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