Category Archives: Rants about Books

“Stan’s Soapbox”

In response to the tragic events in Charlottesville, Stan Lee (of Marvel Comics fame) reposted an old editorial column he’d written back in 1968, which he rightly suggests is just as true/relevant now as it was then: “Let’s lay it … Continue reading

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Wrapped In Paper

[Contains re-classified dossiers and SPOILERS!!!] To properly prepare for the imminent arrival of Season Three, I decided to pick up a copy of Mark Frost’s epistolary novel The Secret History of Twin Peaks (2016), to read alongside the Entire Mystery … Continue reading

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Wrapped In Plastic – Pt. 3

[The conclusion of my lengthy ramble about Twin Peaks: The Entire Mystery. Contains “sultry rock music” and SPOILERS!!!] Although I’ve seen Fire Walk with Me (1992) several times in the past, it’s always been in isolation from the TV series, … Continue reading

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Wrapped In Plastic – Pt. 1

[Contains damn fine coffee and SPOILERS!!!] I originally started watching the other-worldly whodunnit Twin Peaks (1990-1991) in order to parody it, in a comic strip I was drawing at the time. There was so much hype surrounding its arrival on … Continue reading

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The Flame Of The Furious

Back in the day, I was a big fan of DC’s comedy titles, like Justice League International, Lobo, and The Heckler (all co-written by Keith Giffen, oddly enough), so I was intrigued when it was announced that NBC was making … Continue reading

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Goth-Watch: Enchantress

[Contains grassy bath-tubs and SPOILERS!!!] I was trying to keep my previous rant about Suicide Squad (2016) as Harley-centric as possible, so I didn’t get around to discussing any of the other female characters… which is a shame because for … Continue reading

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Additional Anne

Today is Holocaust Memorial Day in the UK, so I figured this was as good a time as any to read my newly acquired copy of Anne Frank‘s Tales From The Secret Annex, which I was sadly unaware of until … Continue reading

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