Saturday, September 23, 2017

This Week in Reading

BOOKS:
Depraved Heart, by Patricia Cornwell, pages 1 – 172
Janissaries, by Jerry Pournelle, pages 53 – 188
Circus Maximus, by Andrew Zimbalist, COMPETED.
Cat-a-lyst, by Alan Dean Foster, COMPLETED.

COMICS:
Alpha King 1
Beagle Boys 2
Beep Beep the Road Runner 2, 8, & 9
Cerebus 172
Life with Archie 93, 101, & 104
Marvel Comics Digest 2
Marvel’s Greatest Comics 66 & 96
Strange Attractors 1 – 5
Warlock & the Infinity Watch 3, 8, & 14
Wonder Woman 29 & 30

Saturday, September 16, 2017

This Week in Reading


BOOKS:
Janissaries, by Jerry Pournelle, pages 1 –  53.
Circus Maximus, by Andrew Zimbalist, pages 1 – 56.
Cat-a-lyst, by Alan Dean Foster, pages 176 – 282.
Fires of Invention, by J. Scott Savage, COMPLETED.
The Escape, by David Baldacci, COMPLETED.

COMICS:
Archie 75th Anniversary Digest #1
Archie’s Joke Book 172
Batman 9 – 20
Donald Duck 115 & 126
The Fearless Defenders 4 & 5
GI Joe: A Real American Hero 15
Super-Team Family 3
Trinity 12

Saturday, September 9, 2017

This Week in Reading

BOOKS:
The Escape, by David Baldacci, pages 62 – 244.
Cat-a-lyst, by Alan Dean Foster, pages 95 – 176.
Fires of Invention, by J. Scott Savage, pages 127 – 216.

COMICS:
Curse Words 1
Descender 7 – 16
Green Lanterns 30
Life with Archie 62, 74, & 76
Magnus Robot Fighter 22, 24, 25 & 26
Marvel Team-up 144
Millie the Model 161
Richie Rich Fortunes 19
Snake Woman 11 – 15
Superman Family 172

Saturday, September 2, 2017

This Week in Reading

BOOKS:
The Escape, by David Baldacci, pages 1 – 62.
Cat-a-lyst, by Alan Dean Foster, pages 1 – 95.
Fires of Invention, by J. Scott Savage, pages 26 – 127.
Razor Girl, by Carl Hiaasen, COMPLETED.

COMICS:
Archie’s Girls Betty & Veronica 162 & 165
Dead Inside 1 – 3
Green Arrow 29
Green Lantern 29
The Hellblazer 7 – 13
The Marriage of Hercules & Xena
Marvel Comics Digest #1
Sad Sack 210 & 218
Super Sons 6 & 7
Trinity 7 – 11, Annual 1
Uncle Scrooge 72

Saturday, August 26, 2017

This Week in Reading

BOOKS:
Fires of Invention, by J. Scott Savage, pages 1 – 26.
Razor Girl, by Carl Hiaasen, pages 1 – 194.
Rogue One: A Star Wars Story, by Alexander Freed, COMPLETED.
The Disaster Artist, by Greg Sestero & Tom Bissell, COMPLETED.

COMICS:
Archie 149, 155, 171, 180, 184, 188, 203, 207, & 255
Archie’s Joke Book 141
Daffy Duck 49
DC Comics Bombshells 32 & 33
Flintstones 47
Harvey Hits 109
Mad House Glads 77
Moby Duck 1
Pep Comics 215, 220 & 330
Sad Sack Laugh Special 48
Tom & Jerry 228, 230 240, & 285
Trinity 6
Violent Love 1 – 4
Wonder Woman 26 – 28
Yogi Bear 29

Saturday, August 19, 2017

This Week in Reading

BOOKS:
Rogue One: A Star Wars Story, by Alexander Freed, pages 136 – 224.
Driving Heat, by “Richard Castle,” COMPLETED. 
The Disaster Artist, by Greg Sestero & Tom Bissell, pages 1 – 98.

COMICS:
Agents of Atlas 1
Astounding Wolf-Man 1
B & V Friends Double Digest 230 & 241
Black Magick 1 – 5
Blaze of Glory 2
Doctor Who: The Tenth Doctor: Year Two 1 –  7
Ghost Rider 12
Green Arrow 27 & 28
Green Lanterns 27 & 28
Jonni Thunder 1 & 4
Legionnaires 13
Uncle Scrooge 263

Saturday, August 12, 2017

This Week in Reading

BOOKS:
Rogue One: A Star Wars Story, by Alexander Freed, pages 72 – 136.
The Taxidermist’s Daughter, by Kate Mosse, COMPLETED.
Driving Heat, by “Richard Castle,” pages 1 – 138.

COMICS:
Chip ‘n’ Dale 26
Daffy Duck 52
The Dark Tower: The Gunslinger Born 1 – 7
Flintstones 24
Free Comic Book Day 2011: Pep Comics
Harvey Hits 120 & 122
Hawkworld 2 – 5, 7 & 8
Little Monsters 2
New Avengers 15 & 16
Richie Rich Money World 20
Super Goof  4
Super Sons 1 – 5
Walt Disney’s Goofy Adventures 6

Saturday, August 5, 2017

This Week in Reading


BOOKS:
Rogue One: A Star Wars Story, by Alexander Freed, pages 1 – 72.
The Taxidermist’s Daughter, by Kate Mosse, pages 145 – 314.
The Supervillain Field Manual, by King Oblivion, Ph.D. and Matt D. Wilson, COMPLETED.

COMICS:
Brave & the Bold 158
DC Comics Bombshells 31
Free Comic Book Day 2015: Secret Wars
Harley Quinn 17 & 23
Marvel Super-Heroes 14
Nightwatch 1 & 2
Pep 210, 247 & 251
Pix, volume 2: Too Super for School, OGN
Secret Wars 1 – 9
Strange Adventures 243
Wonder Woman 232 & 286

Saturday, July 29, 2017

This Week in Reading

BOOKS:
The Taxidermist’s Daughter, by Kate Mosse, pages 1 – 145.
The Supervillain Field Manual, by King Oblivion, Ph.D. and Matt D. Wilson, pages 44 – 135.
Three-Day Town, by Margaret Maron, COMPLETED.
A Cat With No Clue, by Lydia Adamson, COMPLETED.

COMICS:
Archie Comics Digest 102
Brave Chef Brianna 1 – 4
DC Comics Presents 82
Fables 146 – 149
Forever People 3 & 4
Four Star Spectacular 4
Free Comic Book Day 2017: 2000 AD, Secret Empire
Gotham Central 32 – 40
Marvel Two-in-One 21
Superboy, starring the Legion of Super Heroes 218
Xenozoic!, pages 240 –  261 (*)


(*) covering “Lords of The Earth,” the first story that was discussed by Ruth &Darrin Sutherland in episode 11 of their excellent Xenozoic Xenophiles podcast.

Saturday, July 22, 2017

This Week in Reading

BOOKS:
A Cat With No Clue, by Lydia Adamson, pages 1 – 42.
The Supervillain Field Manual, by King Oblivion, Ph.D. and Matt D. Wilson, pages 1 – 44.
Three-Day Town, by Margaret Maron, pages 1 – 164.
Family Jewels, by Stuart Woods, COMPLETED.
Hood, by Stephen R. Lawhead, COMPLETED.

COMICS:
Atari Force 10 – 12
The Belfry
Cave Carson Has a Cybernetic Eye 1 – 6
Free Comic Book Day 2017: Boom Summer Blast, Colorful Monsters, Hilda’s Back, I Hate Image, The Incal, World’s Greatest Cartoonists, X-O Manowar
Green Arrow 26
Green Lanterns 26
Motor Crush 1
Pathfinder: Hollow Mountain 5
Snow Blind 1, 3, & 4

Saturday, July 15, 2017

This Week in Reading

BOOKS:
A Big Heart Open to God, by Pope Francis, COMPLETED.
Family Jewels, by Stuart Woods, pages 1 – 142
Hood, by Stephen R. Lawhead, pages 283 – 416


COMICS:
And Then Emily Was Gone 2 – 5
Betty & Me 30
Betty &Veronica Digest Magazine 119
Cerebus 106
DC Comics Bombshells 30
Dragon Age Magekiller 4
Free Comic Book Day 2017: The Ballad of Franklin Bonisteel, Catalyst Prime, Descendants, Hostage
Mother Panic 1 – 6
Pix: One Weirdest Weekend OGN
Wonder Woman 24 & 25

Saturday, July 8, 2017

This Week in Reading

BOOKS:
Emotionally Healthy Spirituality, by Peter Scazzero, pages 96 – 150.
A Big Heart Open to God, by Pope Francis, pages 48 – 91.
The Target, by David Baldacci, COMPLETED.
Hood, by Stephen R. Lawhead, pages 120 – 283.

COMICS:
Descender 1 – 6
Doll Man 17
Everything’s Archie #4
Free Comic Book Day 2017:The  Looking Glass Wars, Malika Warrior Queen, Miraculous, Spill Night, Street Fighter V
Justice League America 32
Man-Bat 1 – 3
Sad Sack’s Army Life Parade 19
Street Fighter Legends: Cammy #1
Street Fighter vs. Darkstalkers 0
Super-Villain Team-Up 7

Saturday, July 1, 2017

This Week in Reading

BOOKS:
A Big Heart Open to God, by Pope Francis, pages 1 – 48
The Target, by David Baldacci, pages 183 – 336
Hood, by Stephen R. Lawhead, pages 88 – 120


COMICS:
Cat-Man Comics 6 – 8
DC Comics Bombshells 29
Doom Patrol 1 – 6
Free Comic Book Day 2017: Bad Machinery, Barbie, Buffy: The High School Years, Fresh off the Boat, Kid Savage, Riverdale, Time Shifters
Green Arrow 25
Green Lanterns 25
Hack / Slash 25
Nightwatch 6
Saga 38, 39, & 41
X-S-E 2

Saturday, June 24, 2017

This Week in Reading


BOOKS:
The Target, by David Baldacci, pages 1 – 183
Hood, by Stephen R. Lawhead, pages 1 – 88
Our Lady of the Forest, by David Guterson, COMPLETED


COMICS:
Batman: Legends of the Dark Knight 192 – 196
Booster Gold / The Flintstones
Crisis Aftermath: The Spectre 1 – 3
Green Lantern / Space Ghost
Jughead 190, 195, & 198
King Conan 26 – 30
Meta 4 2 & 3
R.E.B.E.L.S. ’95 #3
Shanna the She-Devil 3 & 4
Suicide Squad / The Banana Splits
Vampirella #0

Saturday, June 17, 2017

This Week in Reading

BOOKS:
Our Lady of the Forest, by David Guterson, pages 1 – 94. 
Batgirl at Super Hero High, by Lisa Yee, COMPLETED.

COMICS:
Archie Giant Series Magazine 174
DC Comics Bombshells 28 
Detective Comics 943 – 949
Die Kitty Die 1 & 2!
Girls’ Romance 103
Green Arrow 24
Jack Cross 1 – 4
Jughead’s Jokes 21
Lost in Space: The Lost Adventures 1
Steel 14 & Annual 2
Swordquest 0
Wonder Woman 23 & Annual 1

Saturday, June 10, 2017

These Weeks in Reading

This list is from the last 2 weeks, as we were on family vacation last week. Of course, the long amount spent in airports and on planes, ferries & subways mean ... I had plenty of time to read!

BOOKS:
Emotionally Healthy Spirituality, by Peter Scazzero, pages 70 – 96.
Batgirl at Super Hero High, by Lisa Yee, pages 105 – 166.
Peril at End House, by Agatha Christie, COMPLETED.

COMICS:
Conan the King 24 & 25
Frankenstein Underground 4 & 5
Green Lanterns 22 – 24
Grimm Fairy Tales 1 – 12
Jughead’s Double Digest 134
Justice League Europe 25
Marvel Classics Comics 14
Marvel Preview 6
Micronauts 1 & 2
Sleepy Hollow 1 & 2
Young Avengers Special 1 

Saturday, June 3, 2017

This Week in Reading

This week's post has been canceled due to a family vacation. Expect a longer-than-usual list next week.

Saturday, May 27, 2017

This Week in Reading

BOOKS:
Peril at End House, by Agatha Christie, pages 1 – 58.
Emotionally Healthy Spirituality, by Peter Scazzero, pages 1 – 70.
Sex, Lies & Serious Money, by Stuart Woods, COMPLETED.
Batgirl at Super Hero High, by Lisa Yee, pages 51 – 105.

COMICS:
Alpha Flight 37, 47, 55, Special 3 (99)
Captain Thunder & Blue Bolt 1
DC Comics Bonbshells 27
DC Super Hero Girls: Finals Crisis OGN
Life with Archie 249
Madame Xanadu 2 & 3
Pep Digital 77
Scooby-Doo Team-Up 9 – 12
Superman: Man of Steel 72
Xenozoic!, pages 217 –  239 (*)

(*) covering “ Last Link in the Chain,” the first story that was discussed by Ruth & Darrin Sutherland in episode 10 of their excellent Xenozoic Xenophiles podcast.