Supreme Power

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{4.5/5} “With all the things I can do, all the ways things can go wrong, I think it would be a really good idea if I learned to relate to other people. What do you think?” Supreme Power (3 volumes) by J. Michael Stracynski & others, published in 2004-05 A baby from another planet lands […]

Comic books & graphic novels

Posted by Dave Switzer under My thoughts

Here’s an updated version of this list. Best of the best Batman: The Dark Knight Returns – Frank Miller Battlestar Galactica: Complete Omnibus V.1 – Greg Pak Serenity: No Power in the ‘Verse – Chris Roberson The Amazing Spider-man (starting with Coming Home) – J. Michael Straczynski Superman: Grounded – J. Michael Straczynski & Chris […]

Superman: Grounded

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{5/5} “If we do the same things, in the same way, over and over, in time, we fall asleep in our own lives.” — Jonathan Kent Superman: Grounded (2 volumes) by J. Michael Straczynski, G. Willow Wilson, Chris Roberson & others, published in 2011 Superman is having some doubts and decides to slow things down […]

Superman: Earth One

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{4.5/5} “They’ll need to see your face so they can see there’s no evil in it… to see the gentleness and decency in you… and know that they have nothing to fear.” — Martha Kent Superman: Earth One (3 volumes) by J. Michael Straczynski, Shane Davis & others, published in 2010-15 Clark Kent has decided […]

Serenity: No Power in the ‘Verse

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{5/5} “Now, why don’t you explain just what Bea told you about our operation, and maybe I’ll consider not killing you all on the spot.” Serenity: No Power in the ‘Verse by Chris Roberson et al, published in 2017 Bea has been taken by the Alliance. In order to free her Mal decides to temporarily […]

Buffy the Vampire Slayer (season 10)

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{4.5/5} “We have seen that as new laws of magic are created, they are written in the book. Might words written in the book not then become the new laws of magic?” Buffy the Vampire Slayer season 10 (6 volumes) by Christos Gage, Nicholas Brendon & others, published in 2014-16 The old rules of magic […]

Hulk Visionaries: Peter David Vol. 1

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{3.5/5} “If I die… now… my whole life was nothing! All the destruction I’ve caused… unatoned for. It can’t have all been a waste!” Hulk Visionaries: Peter David Vol. 1 by Peter David & Todd McFarlane, published in 2005 (comics originally published in 1987-88) Bruce Banner has finally gotten rid of his Hulk. But there’s […]

Angel & Faith (season 10)

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{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 season 10 (5 volumes) by Victor Gischler, Will Conrad & others, published in 2014-16 […]

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 […]