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Review: Cold In July by Joe R. Lansdale

Cold In July by Joe R. Lansdale (9781616961619): Tachyon Publications (c1989, 2014)

Lansdale’s gritty, pulpy, Texas-noir powerhouse opens in 1989 with Richard Dane being awoken by his wife in the middle of the night because she hears a prowler entering their home. 578 more words


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Comics in all Shapes and Colours

The first thing people think of when they talk about Comics are thin books full of colourful pictures that tell the story of different Superheros.
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FFB: Bubba Ho-Tep - Joe R. Lansdale

Not really a forgotten book, but I’ve wanted to read this story ever since I saw the excellent film a few years ago. It first appeared in The King is Dead: Tales of Elvis Post-Mortem. 147 more words

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Review: 'Piercing the Darkness' edited by Craig Cook

During his final semester at the University of Missouri-Kansas City, Craig Cook took part in a service project working with some underprivileged students. While helping the kids work on their own short stories, he discovered in them a real thirst for the kind of knowledge that can only come through reading. 359 more words


Cold in July

By  virtue of being released around the month featured in its title, Cold in July has the edge over the likes of The Two Faces of January… 370 more words


Cold in July by Joe R Lansdale Review

Cold in July by Joe R Lansdale

A movie of this book was released recently starring Michael C Hall (Dexter) – turning a great crime novel into a (hopefully) great movie. 69 more words

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Brian Azzarello and Danijel Zezelj’s El Diablo: Authenticity in Simplicity

Decoding DC  - Part 15

Extremites, dialogue is a beast to write. Write it too stilted and readers are drawn out of the story. Too colloquial, the readers have no clue what is going on and give up out of frustration. 710 more words