Star Trek: Year Five — Odyssey’s End

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{4.5/5} “But as long as I’m breathing, I swear I’ll never lose the hope that lies just beyond the horizon, the unknown that calls us to empathy, not hate.” Star Trek: Year Five — Odyssey’s End by Jackson Landing & Collin Kelly, Brandon Easton, and Jody Holiser, published in 2020 Captain James T. Kirk and […]

Hyperbole and a Half

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{5/5} “As soon as you became aware that eating huge amounts of salt is really, really, uncomfortably salty, you should have stopped eating salt. That’s the solution. The solution is not to begin eating pepper to cancel out the salt.” — from a letter to her 4-year-old self Hyperbole and a Half: Unfortunate situations, flawed […]

Comic books & graphic novels

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Here’s an update to 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 Wonder Woman by Greg Rucka Volume 3 – Greg Rucka The Amazing Spider-man (starting with Coming Home) – J. Michael […]

Star Trek: TNG — Mirror Broken

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{4.5/5} “The Empire’s resources are strained to the breaking point. Without some different kinds of thinking, I don’t know how much longer Earth can hold out. We’re going to have to start making our own new opportunities.” Star Trek: TNG — Mirror Broken by David Tipton & Scott Tipton, published in 2018 Star Trek: TNG […]

Star Trek: TNG — Hive

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{4/5} “We pursued total assimilation of the galaxy. We attained the power to do this, but lost the ability to ask why it was worth doing.” Star Trek: TNG — Hive by Brannon Braga, published in 2013 The Borg are back, but this time they have a different message — they don’t want to assimilate […]

Star Trek: TNG — Intelligence Gathering

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{4/5} “It’s not the war I find appealing, but the romance: a man in control of his destiny, fighting for what he believes, one battle at a time.” — Riker Star Trek: TNG — Intelligence Gathering by Scott & David Tipton, published in 2008 Riker and Data beam down to Daystrom One, a prototype facility […]

Comic books & graphic novels

Posted by Dave Switzer under My thoughts

Here’s an update to 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 Wonder Woman by Greg Rucka Volume 3 – Greg Rucka The Amazing Spider-man (starting with Coming Home) – J. Michael […]

Wonder Woman by Greg Rucka Volume 3

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{5/5} “Hope.” Wonder Woman by Greg Rucka Volume 3 by Greg Rucka, Cliff Richards & Ray Snyder, published in 2019 (original comic books published in 2005-10) Wonder Woman is attacked by Superman, and she discovers that Max Lord, the Black King, is controlling him. Superman and Wonder Woman fight nearly to death. In order to […]

Wonder Woman by Greg Rucka Volume 2

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{4.5/5} “‘Answer me this, Kal… If our positions were reversed, would he have tested you, as well?’ ‘If our positions were reversed, Diana, I’d have already resigned from the League.’” Wonder Woman by Greg Rucka Volume 2 by Greg Rucka, Drew Johnson & Rags Morales, published in 2017 (original comic books published in 2004-05) When […]

Wonder Woman by Greg Rucka Volume 1

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{4.5/5} “Do you also understand that the ambassador regularly deals with things most people consider extraordinary? Alien invasions. Giant killer robots. Mythical beasts from Hades trying to rip her into pieces. The imminent destruction of the Earth.” Wonder Woman by Greg Rucka Volume 1 by Greg Rucka, J. G. Jones & Drew Johnson, published in […]