23 Short Stories from the Wild West: Dead Man’s Hand

deadmanshandAll we get now in the multiplexes and the TV screens are superheroes, zombies and vampires!  Hey, Hollywood, about some good old-fashion cowboy flicks?  That Johnny Depp “Lone Ranger” fail of a film did not count!  How about dropping some John Woo/Tarantino-style old west cowboy stories?  I can envision a pair of Colt .45’s blasting in slo-mo during a stage coach robbery scene.  Enough with the World War II movies, but I digress.  If you want your fill of the old wild west with a mix of weird and the wonderful, try “Dead Man’s Hand” an anthology of short stories collected and edited by John Joseph Adams.

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A1: The World’s Greatest Comics, Vol. 1 Annual

a1 comic coverGet ready for some fun and laughs ‘cuz don’t you get tired of reading typical Marvel and DC superhero stuff all the time?  Take a break, try out A1:  The World’s Greatest Comics, Vol. 1 Annual from Atomeka and Titan Comics.  This graphic novel anthology brings together top writers and artists from various comic backgrounds and art styles like Alan Moore, Jim Steranko, Kevin Eastman, Simon Bisley, James Robinson, D’Israeli, Dave Elliott, Bill Sienkiewicz and others.  You know, it’s kinda of  like a 2CD compilation of Now That’s What I Call I Music.  What is it up to now in the UK?  Like Vol. 90?  Okay, let’s move on to the wild action, mystery, art exhibit coolness and coffee trivia from the A1 Vol. 1 Annual.

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Monster Massacre Vol. 1

mmcoverAre you tired of the regular ho-hum superhero comics?  How about something with big muscles, big guns, sexy babes, scary monsters and dark humor?  Titan Comics’ Monster Massacre Vol 1. is a anthology collection of sci-fi/fantasy stories from the top writers and comic book artists in the industry.

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