Mark Russell

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Mark Russell is the author of God Is Disappointed in You and Apocrypha Now. He also writes the comic book series Prez and The Flintstones for DC Comics. He lives and works in Portland, Oregon.

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Average rating: 4.03 · 13,107 ratings · 2,481 reviews · 172 distinct worksSimilar authors
The Flintstones, Vol. 1

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4.15 avg rating — 2,711 ratings — published 2017 — 9 editions
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God Is Disappointed in You

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4.18 avg rating — 2,040 ratings — published 2011 — 6 editions
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Exit Stage Left: The Snaggl...

4.25 avg rating — 1,450 ratings — published 2018 — 3 editions
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The Flintstones, Vol. 2

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4.30 avg rating — 1,158 ratings — published 2017 — 5 editions
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Prez, Vol. 1: Corndog-in-Ch...

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Wonder Twins Vol. 1: Activate!

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3.88 avg rating — 307 ratings — published 2019 — 2 editions
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Apocrypha Now

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4.21 avg rating — 271 ratings — published 2016 — 4 editions
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Second Coming: Volume One

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4.13 avg rating — 168 ratings — published 2020
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Wonder Twins (2019-) #1

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Chillies by Heather Arndt Anderson
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I never would have thought a book about a vegetable would be so entertaining, but here we are. Heather Arndt-Anderson's history of chillies is not only comprehensive and authoritative, but full of verve and wit and funny anecdotes. More than anything ...more
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The cliché would be to say that this book is about dysfunctional relationships, but it's really not. It's about people doing the best they can with the materials around them. Darkly funny, heart-breaking, and full of insight into the deflating truth ...more
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Prez, Vol. 1 by Mark   Russell
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Fragments of Horror by Junji Ito
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A truly disturbing collection of vignettes, deftly combines themes of Japanese folklore with an undertone of modern alienation. Highly recommended for anyone who likes to lie awake at night thinking about something you read six hours earlier.
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“When he arrived at the town of Bethel, he was teased by a group of boys who called him “baldy.” Elisha responded to their taunts by summoning a team of wild she-bears. The bears mauled the boys to death, leaving the bloody remains of forty-two children littered on the ground.  Nobody knows why Elisha didn’t just summon a full head of hair.”
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“The sacred exists only at the expense of the truth.”
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“It might seem a little trite, all this trouble over a stupid wall. But you’ve got to understand, it was the wall that finally allowed people to return to Jerusalem without having to worry about being overrun by thieves, marauders, and rapists. A few hardscrabble pioneers can make a go of it in a lawless wasteland, but if you want the artists, priests, and scribes to come, then you need a wall to protect them. And those are the people who create your culture, write your history. It might be construction workers who build your nation, and soldiers who guard it, but it’s the nerds who make it a civilization.”
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