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Kirby & Lee
Stuf’ Said! (Expanded Second Edition)
John Morrow - Oct 22, 2019
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For its 75th issue, the Jack Kirby Collector magazine presents this first-of-its-kind examination of the creators of the Marvel Universe, in an oversize book! It looks back at their own words, in chronological order, from fanzine, magazine, radio, and television interviews, to paint a picture of Jack Kirby and Stan Lee’s relationship―why it succeed...
Kurt Busiek
Oct 20, 2020
@NerdSector2814 The most interesting book on this stuff is KIRBY & LEE: STUF SAID by John Morrow, but I’ve also just picked up a lot over the years through conversations and interviews and such. The Dr. Strange/Droom stuff comes from reading the stories and seeing the connections.     source
Stillwater by Zdarsky & Perez, Volume 1
Chip Zdarsky - Mar 23, 2021
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Nobody dies. In the town of Stillwater, that’s not just a promise. It’s a threat. Join superstar writer CHIP ZDARSKY (DAREDEVIL, THE WHITE TREES) and Eisner Award-winning artist RAMON PEREZ (TALES OF SAND, JANE) as they dive into a world of horror and intrigue in this new Skybound original series. Collects STILLWATER #1-6....
Kurt Busiek
Aug 25, 2020
So I just read STILLWATER 1 and 2 by @zdarsky @theramonperez @SpicerColor and hot damn, this is a gorgeous book with a cool premise and a riveting story, and it’s off to a great start. Like finding a lost Stephen King novel I’d never heard of before. I just hope it’s a long one.     source
Water for Elephants
Sara Gruen - Mar 01, 2011 (first published in 2006)
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Winner of the 2007 BookBrowse Award for Most Popular Book.An atmospheric, gritty, and compelling novel of star-crossed lovers, set in the circus world circa 1932, by the bestselling author of Riding Lessons. When Jacob Jankowski, recently orphaned and suddenly adrift, jumps onto a passing train, he enters a world of freaks, drifters, and misfits, a...
Kurt Busiek
Jul 14, 2020
I’m reading WATER FOR ELEPHANTS and enjoying it quite a bit. I realize that genre-wise, it’s “historical fiction,” but what do you call the writing style? I want to find more books this engaging, with this kind of clear, direct language and storytelling while still being smart.     source
The Color of Money
Walter Tevis - May 01, 2003 (first published in 1984)
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"Tevis in unequaled when it comes to creating and sustaining the tension of a high stakes game. Even readers who have never lifted a cue will be captivated." -- Publishers Weekly Twenty years after he conquered the underground pool circuit as The Hustler, "Fast" Eddie Felson is playing exhibition matches with former rival Minnesota Fats in shopping...
Kurt Busiek
Oct 01, 2019
@gabrielhardman Have you ever read the book? The book is amazing.     source