Tag Archives: Violence

The Wild Boys: A Book of the Dead

Author: William S Burroughs Publisher: Penguin Dates Published: 1969 Pages: 192 In this funny, nightmarish masterpiece of imaginative excess, grotesque characters engage in acts of violent one-upmanship, boundless riches mangle a corner of Africa into a Bacchanalian utopia, and technology, … Continue reading

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The Well of Echoes Quartet

Author: Ian Irvine Publisher: Penguin Dates Published: 2001-2004 Pages: Total of 2,798 over four books Tiaan, a lonely crystal worker, is using a new crystal when she begins to have extraordinary visions. The crystal has woken her talent for geomancy, … Continue reading

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Presidential Material: Barack Obama & John McCain

  Barack Obama Author: Jeff Mariotte Penciller:  Tom Morgan John McCain Author: Andy Helfer Penciller:  Stephen Thompson Both Comics: Colourist: Len O’Grady Letters: Robbie Robbins Cover Art: J Scott Campbell Cover Colours: Edgar Delgado Editor: Scott Dunbier Publisher: IDW Publishing Date Published: … Continue reading

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100 Artists See Satan

Editor: Sue Henger Curator’s Foreword: Mike McGee Publisher: Grand Central Press Date Published: 2004 Pages: 128 pages, 115 Full color images Size: 8 x 11 The ‘100 Artists See Satan’ exhibition was organised by the Cal State Fullerton Grand Central … Continue reading

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Watchmen

Author: Alan Moore Penciller:  Dave Gibbons Colourist: John Higgins Publisher: DC Comics Date Published: Originally published September 1986 – October 1987, hard cover compendium published 2008 Who watches the Watchmen? ‘Watchmen’ has all the big words attached to it, like ‘the greatest … Continue reading

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She

Author: H. Rider Haggard Publisher: Penguin Dates Published: 1886 Pages: 368 On his twenty-fifth birthday, Leo Vincey opens the silver casket that his father has left to him. It contains a letter recounting the legend of a white sorceress who … Continue reading

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Bite Club

Author: Howard Chaykin and David Tischman Cover Artists: Frank Quitely Penciller: David Hahn Colours: Brian Miller Publisher: Vertigo Dates Published: 2007 Pages: 274 Blood may be thicker than water, but it isn’t thicker than money. That’s something the Del Toros … Continue reading

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