Monthly Archives: October 2009

The Umbrella Academy: Apocalypse Suite

One of my all-time favorite comics is Grant Morrison’s run on the weird superhero comic Doom Patrol (which has been collected in a series of graphic novels, but they are unfortunately not in the Library’s collection). Morrison really played up … Continue reading

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Hotel on the Corner of Bitter and Sweet by Jamie Ford

Along with the long-forgotten contents of the basement of the Panama Hotel, Henry Lee’s memories of 1940’s Seattle are unearthed.  When new hotel owners start to renovate the boarded up, old Japanese-designed building they discover the personal belongings of numerous … Continue reading

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All-Star Superman

It’s true to say I’ve been a Superman fan as far back as I can remember, but it’s also true to say I haven’t always been a fan. Because there are really many different characters called Superman: the original Golden … Continue reading

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Anansi Boys by Neil Gaiman

When Charlie Nancy’s estranged father passes away family secrets come tumbling out at the funeral. Disbelieving that he could possibly be the son of a god, Charlie inadvertently calls the brother he didn’t know he had into his life. Havoc … Continue reading

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