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A Superman for All Seasons

Superman is the blueprint for the modern superhero. He’s arguably the single most important creation in the history of superhero comics. Superman is a hero that reflects the potential in all of us for greatness; a beacon of light in times that are grim and a glimmer of hope for the hopeless. 769 more words

Science Fiction

The Suicide Shop

Title: The Suicide Shop

Author: Jean Teulé

Translator: Sue Dyson

This is a: First read

Genre: Comic Fantasy

Type: Novel

Summary: In the future people live in a world of complete environmental chaos and as a result many have lost the will to live. 177 more words

Fiction

86. Moving Pictures

This is one of the ‘one off’ books by Pratchett. With entirely new characters that don’t quite make the cut for later book (I assume as I haven’t read them all). 779 more words

Novels

Saga of the Swamp Thing

The character of Swamp Thing, an elemental creature who shares a connection to all plant life on the planet, first appeared in 1972 but had roots in a comic published a year earlier.  1,127 more words

Graphic Novel

Gods Behaving Badly

Title: Gods Behaving Badly

Author: Marie Philips

This is a: re-read

Genre: Comic Fantasy

Type: Novel

Summary: What’s it like to be a Greek God in the 21st century? 138 more words

Fiction

Legends of the Dark Knight

Batman was the brainchild of the artist Bob Kane and the writer Bill Finger, who collaborated on a new character for Detective Comics in 1938. Their first sketches were a long way from the Batman image most people are familiar with today: the first drawings gave him wings and red tights. 1,386 more words

Urban Fantasy

Book Review – Eric by Terry Pratchett

Summary

Eric is fourteen; he is the Discworld’s first-ever demonology hacker. Unfortunately, he’s not very good at it. All he wants is his traditional three wishes granted – nothing fancy: to be immortal, to rule the world, and to have the most beautiful woman on the Discworld fall madly in love with hum; all the usual things. 949 more words

Books