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March & April 2017 Reading

March and April were pretty damn good reading months for me, meaning I read 14 books between them, and YES COMIC VOLUMES COUNT AS BOOKS. Kind of.

Broken down into fun genres they are:

COMICS

The Beauty, Vol. 1
The Borden Tragedy
Black Panther, Vol. 1
Ms. Marvel, Vol. 1
Batman, Arkham Asylum

YOUNGER PEOPLE BOOKS

Star Wars: Before the Awakening
The Coldest Girl in Coldtown

STRAIGHT UP FICTION

The Girl on the Train
The Graduate
The Secret Life of Bees
Life After Life

PRETTY GREAT / WORTHWHILE NON-FICTION

Between the Wars: 1919-1939
She's Not There: A Life in Two Genders
Elizabeth Cady Stanton: An American Life


Yes, that's a weird number of comics starting with a B. No, it was not planned. COINCIDENCE? Yes. Yes entirely.

I also got a pretty good assortment of comics at C2E2 in Chicago. Two (Rough Riders and INSEXTS) are by Aftershock Comics, which I most inDEEDLY encourage you to check out, because I'd never heard of them, but pretty much all their stuff looked really interesting.



Rough Riders is Teddy Roosevelt, Annie Oakley, Harry Houdini, and Jack Johnson go on adVENTURES. INSEXTS is like....murderous Victorian lesbians. I showed it to my girlfriend and her response was basically "So they like...just bang on every page." 



If both prove good, I'll do a post dedicated to them and Aftershock. Greetings, May! Let us see what your reading days shall bring!

Comments

  1. Hooray for all the reading (I dunno why but "Straight Up Fiction" makes me laugh, so well done with that header) and the murderous Victorian lesbians, which I hope live up to all the expectations

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  2. Hey girl hey are you going to bring those comics to London to read, asking for a friend.

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  3. Yay for Ms Marvel and Black Panther! Intrigued by the sound of Insexts so please be sure to say how it goes!

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