Category: books

On Goodreads: The Shunned House

The Shunned House by H.P. Lovecraft My rating: 3 of 5 stars I was infatuated with HP Lovecraft for a… read more On Goodreads: The Shunned House

On Goodreads: Sweet Tooth Unnatural Habits

Sweet Tooth, Vol. 5: Unnatural Habitats by Jeff Lemire My rating: 4 of 5 stars It was two NY Comic… read more On Goodreads: Sweet Tooth Unnatural Habits

On Goodreads: Batman Arkham Asylum

Batman: Arkham Asylum – A Serious House on Serious Earth by Grant Morrison My rating: 4 of 5 stars I… read more On Goodreads: Batman Arkham Asylum

Sentimental About Local/Express

When Curtis Chin (founder of the Asian American Writer’s Workshop) asked me to submit something to an anthology he was… read more Sentimental About Local/Express

On Goodreads: Outer Suburbia

Tales from Outer Suburbia by Shaun Tan My rating: 5 of 5 stars In terms of format, Tales from Outer… read more On Goodreads: Outer Suburbia

On Goodreads: Justice League v2

Justice League, Vol. 2: The Villain’s Journey by Geoff Johns My rating: 4 of 5 stars What made this story… read more On Goodreads: Justice League v2

On Goodreads: Batgirl v1

Batgirl, Vol. 1: The Darkest Reflection by Gail Simone My rating: 3 of 5 stars Though nothing really stood out… read more On Goodreads: Batgirl v1

On Goodreads: The Flash v1

The Flash, Vol. 1: Move Forward by Francis Manapul My rating: 4 of 5 stars The Flash is like the… read more On Goodreads: The Flash v1

On Goodreads: Teen Titans v2

Teen Titans, Vol. 2: The Culling by Scott Lobdell My rating: 2 of 5 stars Maybe it’s because I haven’t… read more On Goodreads: Teen Titans v2

On Goodreads: Domovoi

Domovoi by Peter Bergting My rating: 2 of 5 stars I’m part of the group on Goodreads.com that really wanted… read more On Goodreads: Domovoi

On Goodreads: Mr Punch

The Tragical Comedy or Comical Tragedy of Mr. Punch by Neil Gaiman My rating: 5 of 5 stars I really… read more On Goodreads: Mr Punch

Kate Scott’s Counting to D

Bowling for Soup: Maestros of high school angst Samantha Wilson is dyslexic. She cannot read (at least not at the… read more Kate Scott’s Counting to D

So I Survived the Zombie Apocalypse

The Return of the Living Dead was my introduction to zombie movies. It had an amazing soundtrack. 45 Grave’s “Partytime”… read more So I Survived the Zombie Apocalypse

Keith Kornell’s Super Born

Stephen Chow’s Forbidden City Cop begins with a confrontation between several famous swordsmen and a police officer. It is a… read more Keith Kornell’s Super Born

Lemony Snicket’s Who Could That Be At This Hour?

It would have been too easy to include the trailer or a clip from the move adaptation of Lemony Snicket’s… read more Lemony Snicket’s Who Could That Be At This Hour?

Nika Lubitsch’s 7th Day

It’s chapters are easily divisible by the mock news clips she provides to give you a quotient of interconnected episodes from a series about a woman on trial for murdering her husband. … Regarded as a classic, the discriminating observer cannot ignore that the story pushes the boundaries of coincidence: Kim Novak’s character happens to resemble the woman depicted in a painting, who happens to have a tragic backstory, and then Jimmy Stewart’s character happens to catch a glimpse of Kim Novak’s character, leading the movie’s conclusion (neatly wrapped up in Kim Novak’s confession).

Infographic: Comparing Ebooks and Books

Listing as a book reviewer at the Indie View has opened my world to a dynamic culture of ebook authors…. read more Infographic: Comparing Ebooks and Books

Atsushi Ohkubo’s B. Ichi Volume One

WARNING! Possible SPOILERS! The Soul Eater anime put out by Funimation was my introduction to the work of Atsushi Ohkumbo…. read more Atsushi Ohkubo’s B. Ichi Volume One

My First Otakon

This year Otakon celebrated its 20th anniversary and I celebrated my first Otakon! According to Wikipedia, Otakon is “one of… read more My First Otakon

Scott Snyder’s American Vampire Volume 5

The Meteors playing “My Daddy is a Vampire” to clips of Christopher Lee (my favorite Dracula). WARNING: SPOILERS! The fifth… read more Scott Snyder’s American Vampire Volume 5