Happy Star Wars Reads Day!

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Tomorrow (Saturday, October 11) is the third annual Star Wars Reads Day, with events going on all over the world. Pick up a Star Wars book and read it with your kids, or look for an event near you. Every Barnes & Nobles and Books-a-Million store nationwide will have an event, and many other libraries and independent bookstores are also hosting events. Continue reading

DREDDwatch Bonus – #DayOfDredd

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Some late breaking news for Dredd fans everywhere, I got word of this after I’d already posted my last Dreddwatch, but I couldn’t let it go by without doing my bit to help the cause. What follows is the message from the fan-run Make a Dredd Sequel campaign about the #DayOfDredd! Continue reading

Bounded Enthusiasm #6: Paul Pope, Battling Boy, and The Rise of Aurora West

Battling Boy, Paul Pope, The Rise of Aurora West

Today’s episode is an interview with Paul Pope about his latest comic book series, Battling Boy. Paul Pope is a prolific cartoonist and illustrator, perhaps best known for Batman: Year 100, for which he won two Eisner awards. Continue reading

Stack Overflow: #LOL

I Work at a Public Library/Weird Things Customers Say in Bookstores

Since Kickstarter launched a #LOL hashtag this week, I’ve got humor on my mind: in particular, funny books and books about humor. Here’s a stack of books (some old, some new) that have made me (or my kids) laugh. Continue reading