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reviewed: The Temporal Void
This long complex novel is the follow up to The Dreaming Void, another long complex novel which I reviewed a few months ago. ...
The Temporal Void - Peter F. Hamilton
March 2020
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reviewed: The Astounding, the Amazing, and the Unknown: A Novel
‘The Astounding, the Amazing and the Unknown’ is a follow up to ‘The Chinatown Death Cloud Peril’ but can be read independent...
The Astounding, the Amazing, and the Unknown: A Novel - Paul Malmont
February 2020
09
reviewed: Jerry Robinson: Ambassador of Comics
Jerry Robinson is one of the founders of those American superhero comics that have now gone international and taken over the ...
Jerry Robinson: Ambassador of Comics - N. C. Christopher Couch, Jerry Robinson, Pete Hamill, Dennis O'Neil
October 2019
14
reviewed: View From Another Shore: European Science Fiction
Anthologies of foreign Science Fiction are intrinsically interesting, I think because the writers come from a different cultu...
View From Another Shore: European Science Fiction - Franz Rottensteiner
reviewed: Essential Sgt. Fury, Vol. 1
Like all ‘Marvel Essential’ and ‘DC Showcase’ volumes this is in black and white on cheap paper. Marvel has discontinued the ...
Essential Sgt. Fury, Vol. 1 - Stan Lee
September 2019
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reviewed: Dangerous Women
This bumper collection has the theme of dangerous women but is not genre-specific so there are all sorts of stories from west...
Dangerous Women - Jim Butcher, George R.R. Martin, Gardner R. Dozois, Diana Gabaldon
reviewed: Machine Man
I was telling my dear brother about ‘Machine Man: The Complete Collection’ by Jack Kirby & Steve Ditko. ‘Complete?’ said he. ...
Machine Man - Tom DeFalco, Herb Trimpe, Barry Windsor-Smith
reviewed: Essential Doctor Strange, Vol. 2
‘Essential Doctor Strange Volume 2’ is similar to the second half of Volume 1 in that it’s more piecemeal with several differ...
Essential Doctor Strange, Vol. 2 - Roy Thomas, Gene Colan, Dan Adkins
September 2019
29
reviewed: Batman Illustrated, Vol. 1
This book’s contents are described in the title. It’s ‘Batman Illustrated’ by Neal Adams starting with World’s Finest Comics ...
Batman Illustrated, Vol. 1 - Neal Adams
reviewed: Essential Iron Man, Vol. 5
In black and white on cheap paper, Essential Iron Man # 5 follows the usual pattern. It contains reprints of Iron Man # 62-75...
Essential Iron Man, Vol. 5 - Mike Friedrich, Barry Alfonso, Len Wein, Bill Mantlo, George Tuska, Arvell Jones, Keith Pollard, Chic Stone
reviewed: Treachery's Tools
‘Treachery’s Tools’ continues L.E. Modesitt Jr’s ‘Imager Portfolio’ series set on the continent of Solidar, on the world of T...
Treachery's Tools - L.E. Modesitt Jr.
August 2019
06
reviewed: Shipstar
‘Shipstar’ continues the adventure started in ‘Bowl Of Heaven’ where the crew of SunSeeker encountered a solar system-sized b...
Shipstar - Gregory Benford, Larry Niven
reviewed: Showcase Presents: Dial H for Hero
Sockamagee! I have a vague memory of fondness for ‘Dial H For Hero’ when I was very young, so I bought this ‘Showcase’ volume...
Showcase Presents: Dial H for Hero - Dave Wood, Bill Finger, Otto Binder, Jim Mooney, Frank Springer, Sal Trapani
reviewed: Superman Team-Ups Vol. 1
This book collects, in glorious black and white, DC Presents Superman Team-Up # 1 through to DC Presents Superman Team-Up # 2...
Superman Team-Ups Vol. 1 - Len Wein
reviewed: Showcase Presents: Green Lantern, Vol. 2
My new year’s resolution is to read my stack of ‘DC Showcase’ at the rate of one comic magazine per day. As they usually cont...
Showcase Presents: Green Lantern, Vol. 2 - John Broome, Gardner F. Fox, Gil Kane, Carmine Infantino
reviewed: Far Orbit: Speculative Space Adventures
‘Far Orbit: Speculative Space Adventures’ was prompted by an open letter to SF from Elizabeth Bear in which she said that it ...
Far Orbit: Speculative Space Adventures - Bascomb James, Gregory Benford, Tracy Canfield, Eric Choi, Barbara Davies, Jakob Drud, Julie Frost, David Wesley Hill, K.G. Jewell, Sam S. Kepfield, Kat Otis, Jonathan Shipley, Wendy Sparrow, Peter Wood
reviewed: Heritage of Cyador
Heritage Of Cyador’ is the latest volume in L.E. Modesitt, Jr.‘s best selling ‘The Saga Of Recluce’. This now runs to eightee...
Heritage of Cyador - L.E. Modesitt Jr.
reviewed: In the Days of the Mob
When I was young, over forty years ago, we grew up watching old black and white Warner Brothers gangster films on black and w...
In the Days of the Mob - Jack Kirby
reviewed: Cyador's Heirs
The setting is Cigoerne, a small country of decent people in the continent of Hamor. When their homeland of Cyador was destro...
Cyador's Heirs - L.E. Modesitt Jr.
reviewed: Showcase Presents: Batgirl
Beautiful actress Yvonne Craig passed away in August 2015. She played the slave girl Marta in classic ‘Star Trek’ episode ‘Wh...
Showcase Presents: Batgirl - John Broome, Carmine Infantino, Gil Kane