Comics review: Captain Marvel Vol. 1: In Pursuit of Flight

Mostly reviewing Volume 1: In Pursuit of Flight, but since I read three of the volumes completely out of order I'm probably writing about all three. As apparently all the comics I've read now do, this one plunges right into the story and right into the middle of an on-going story at that. It's a... Continue Reading →

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Book Review: Dark Times in the City

Dark Times in the City by Gene Kerrigan is a novel set in Ireland, mainly Dublin and its immediate area. The main character is a recently released ex-con named Danny Callaghan. He's just trying to get by, stay out of trouble and not be noticed by anyone. He's out on parole after eight years of... Continue Reading →

Review: Batgirl #35

I'm a fairly obvious geek. Software developer, along with the typical array of Star Wars, fantasy novels and video gaming and lately some pen and paper role-playing games. But for the most part I've never really touched comic books. I catch the big movies (Superman, Batman, the recent Marvel flicks) based on them but the... Continue Reading →

Book Review: Annihilation by Jeff Vandermeer

Annihilation is one of those stories that is more atmosphere than anything. It's fairly short for a novel at about 200 pages. It's interesting and well-written. It's that type of sci-fi that is speculative fiction and not really sci-fi. There's a bit of perhaps horror or fear in it but that's just characters marching into... Continue Reading →

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