Angel & Faith (season 10)

Posted by Dave Switzer under Reviews of books

{4.5/5} “Angel does what he wants, right? But if somebody else wants to do the same thing, he slams the door. Probably doesn’t seem fair. So I’ve thought about it. And I’ve decided… I can live with that.” Angel & Faith (5 volumes) by Victor Gischler, Will Conrad & others, published in 2014-16 Angel is […]

Comic books & graphic novels

Posted by Dave Switzer under My thoughts

I was never a big comic book person, but there are some particular series and authors I’ve followed. My comic book collection mostly consists of Star Trek comics from the 1990s. I have some more recent graphic novels — many from J. Michael Straczynski (his complete run on Spider-man) and Joss Whedon and his team […]

Serenity: Leaves on the Wind

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{4.5/5} Serenity: Leaves on the Wind by Zack Whedon et al, published in 2014 Zoe’s baby is fine but she’s not fine and needs a hospital. Of course, soon after they get there the Alliance shows up to grab Mal and everyone else. Mal reluctantly leaves Zoe, promising to rescue her later. But he knows […]

Planet of the Apes: The Utopians

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{4.5/5} Planet of the Apes: The Long War by Daryl Gregory & Carlos Magno, published in 2011 Planet of the Apes: The Devil’s Pawn by Daryl Gregory & Carlos Magno, published in 2012 Planet of the Apes: Children of Fire by Daryl Gregory & Carlos Magno, published in 2012 Planet of the Apes: The Half […]

Buffy the Vampire Slayer (season 9)

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{4.5/5} Buffy the Vampire Slayer season 9 (5 volumes) by Joss Whedon, Andrew Chambliss & others, published in 2012-14 Spike: A Dark Place by Victor Gischler & Paul Lee, published in 2013 Now that magic is gone from the world vampires are different — they’re mindless feral beasts. Willow goes off to find a scythe, […]

Angel & Faith (season 9)

Posted by Dave Switzer under Reviews of books

{4.5/5} Angel & Faith (5 volumes) by Christos Gage, Rebekah Isaacs & others, published in 2012-14 Willow: Wonderland by Jeff Parker, Christos Cage & Brian Ching, published in 2013 Angel and Faith are working through unfinished business that they find in Giles’ notes. Meanwhile, Angel is working on a plan to bring Giles back to […]

Planet of the Apes: Cataclysm

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{4.5/5} Betrayal of the Planet of the Apes by Corinna Bechko & Gabriel Hardman, published in 2012 Exile on the Planet of the Apes by Corinna Bechko, Gabriel Hardman & Marc Laming, published in 2012 Planet of the Apes: Cataclysm (3 volumes) by Corinna Bechko, Gabriel Hardman & Damian Couceiro, published in 2013-14 This set […]

All-Star Superman

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{4/5} “I know I promised I wouldn’t waste my intellect on kryptonite robots and elaborate super-death traps… But three months ago, I looked in the mirror at those nasty little spiderwebs of lines around my eyes, and I realized something… I’m getting older and… and he isn’t… So, if I want to die happy, it’s […]

Superman: Earth One

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{4.5/5} “But there are things you can do that nobody else can. Important things. Things that can mean the difference between life and death for a whole lot of people.” Clark Kent has been struggling with what to do with his life — his parents always wanted him to do what makes him happy. He’s […]

Betrayal of the Planet of the Apes

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{4.5/5} “There was something inside of man that made him want to destroy what he built. Alone among God’s primates he kills for sport or lust or greed. With each passing season, men found new ways to kill more of each other. Yea, he will murder his brother to possess his brother’s land. And yet […]