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A Little Less Conversation…

Daredevil continues to rock, though it might have a little foundational quiver. Season 2 did not have the solidity of Season 1. Kingpin made Season 1 BIG TIME. While we saw all the other gang leaders paying lip service to him while feathering their own and dealing with the Devil of Hell’s Kitchen, Fisk dominated.…
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May 9, 2016 0

D is for Daredevil

Who would have thought that the mean streets of Hell’s Kitchen could hold so many ninjas simultaneously? I’m only kidding. Daredevil has taken my household by storm. I joined Netflix on a whim late last year to watch Jessica Jones (JJ) and had not really thought about Daredevil (DD). I watched JJ all the way…
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April 5, 2016 1

A New Leaf Turned

I impressed myself this year. I read 28 books. Yes, some were a little short, but some were quite long. I also abortively started some, like Will Self’s short stories, and only got halfway… that more than a 100 pages uncatalogued against my target. Time spent, time lost. With two days of 2011 to go…
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December 30, 2011 0

1947

I have had a great time reading this five-part BPRD series set, unsurprisingly, in 1947. At this time, aside from Trevor Bruttenholm and a very young Hellboy, the BPRD represents little more than an esoteric authority on the supernatural with some military support and a few hardy volunteers. Trevor relies on whatever funding and assistance…
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June 18, 2010 0

Driving Bryan Talbot

Last night I drove Bryan Talbot to Longsight Library in south Manchester. I’m not sure what to think. I went through my comic collection last night and found a copy of 2000AD (mid-500s) from 1987. It had a picture of Thoth and his pet Tyrannosaurus, Satanus, hunting down Colonel John M. Chivington, an earlier incarnation…
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October 8, 2003 0