Jun. 30th, 2016

spindizzy: (I am so done with your shit)
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I accidentally got out a boat-load of comic trades from my library to fill in a reading gap – I wanted something sort and simple that I'd be able to read quickly! And I was planning to talk about how writing this column really encouraged me to, y'know, actually make that time, to find things that I could read as discuss no matter how busy I was doing other things!

... That may or may not have been a couple of days before Captain America #1 dropped, and before the spoilers about Civil War II surfaced, and... And I looked at the stack of comics I'd just read and went "Do I really want to give Marvel my words this week? Really?"

I didn't, quite frankly. I was tired and angry and tired of being angry -- but the comics I read this week were creators who had nothing to do with the shitshow, or the characters Marvel hasn't done badly by! Not talking about them wouldn't affect the problem at all! So if I sound tired and impatient with some of these? I REALLY WAS.

(For bonus points this week: I have been literally up to my elbows in comics because I'm in charge of culling our selection! I have seen lots that I want to read! Sure would be nice if mainstream comics loved me as much as I love them!)


Books, graphic novels and manga read:
  1. Kingyo Used Books Volume Three by Seimu Yoshizaki

  2. The Ancient Magus' BrideVolume One by Kore Yamazaki

  3. 2k to 5k by Rachael Aaron

  4. Captain Marvel: In Pursuit of Flight by Kelly Sue DeConnick, Dexter Soy, Emma Ríos, Richard Elson, Karl Kesel and Al Barrionuevo

  5. The Red Virgin and the Vision of Utopia by Mary M Talbot and Bryan Talbot

  6. Sigil: Out of Time by Mike Carey, Leonard Kirk, Pat Olliffe and Jelena Djurdjevic

  7. Pretty Deadly Volume One by Kelly Sue DeConnick and Emma Ríos

  8. Generation Hope: Schism by Kieron Gillen and Salvador Espin

Recommended daily allowance of salt behind the cut! )


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