Friday, April 25, 2008

Further Distractions

After dinner and the movie, Jennifer and I took some time to read.

I wasn't in the mood to try to work through Blood Bound, so I resorted to comics (Is there no problem they can't fix?).

I had already pulled the entire run of Wildstorm's Planetary, and so I started reading them again. And I read through ten issues before having to turn the light off.

I find these books so amazing. The secret history of 20th Century. Written by Warren Ellis and illustrated by John Cassaday.

I do however have difficulty explaining them to others. Imagine a world where every strange thing from movies has happened in some way. There is a Monster Island. There were giant ants and a 50-foot woman in the fifties. H.P. Lovecraft wrote from real life experience. And the Fantastic Four are the villains.

If that sounds good to you then there are compilations available on Amazon.

If that doesn't whet your appetite, I'd recommend going to a comic store and flipping through the pages of one of the trade paperbacks. It'll hook you.

1 comment:

JS said...

Ellis's "Global Frequency" is pretty awesome as well.

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