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<em>Jerusalem</em>: When can I make a pilgrimage to this new holy land?
Jerusalem By Alan Moore Published by W.W. Norton Alan Moore is a weird dude, but he's been writing compelling, fascinating stuff for decades now. Most of his body of work has been comics, but his first novel (or was it a collection of interlinked short stor...

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I Watch TV Too: I need more time
I got behind on Timeless , but I'm all caught up before new episodes start again, so here's a quick review dump: Timeless Season 1, Episode 8-10: "Space Race," "Last Ride of Bonnie & Clyde," and "The Capture of Benedict Arnold" NBC, 2016 Welp, Timeless is s...

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<em>One Punch Man</em>: When you start out big, where do you go next?
One Punch Man , Volume 5-6 Story by One Art by Yusuke Marata Published by Viz Media One thing I enjoy about shonen manga is its sense of growing scale. Stories often start out following one character or group as they seek to become the best fighter/ninja/pi...

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I Watch TV Too: Out of time
Timeless Season 1, Episode 7: "Stranded" NBC, 2016 As I've stated, I enjoy this show, but it's not exactly good . That is, it's fun when it gets into rollicking time-travel adventures, but it's at its weakest when focusing on interpersonal drama between its...

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<em>The Black Dahlia</em>: She's not ready for her close-up
A Treasury of XXth Century Murder: Black Dahlia By Rick Geary Published by NBM True crime seems like a genre that would be perfectly suited to comics, but there don't seem to be too many examples of it, at least not in the English-language comics scene. But...

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I Watch TV Too: I want MORE of <em>Timeless</em> (I suppose)
It's been several years since I wrote about a TV show on an ongoing basis, so here's the first installment of what will hopefully be a recurring feature in which I discuss at least one show that I watch: Timeless Season 1, Episode 6: "The Watergate Tape" NB...

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Kung-Fu Klassix: <em>Return to the 36th Chamber</em>
Return to the 36th Chamber Directed by Lau Kar-Leung China, 1980 The 36th Chamber of Shaolin is one of the all-time great martial arts movies, cementing Gordon Liu into the ranks of the best kung fu stars and establishing a lot of the standard tropes about ...

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<em>Jojo's Bizarre Adventure Adventure</em>: Barreling bizarrely toward the present
Jojo's Bizarre Adventure, Part 2: Battle Tendency , Volume 4 By Hirohiko Araki Published by Viz Media So here's another volume of classic manga craziness, so, since this series has defeated my abilities to offer much in the way of cogent analysis , get read...

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<em>Fight Club 2</em>: I am Jack's pointless sequel
Fight Club 2 Written by Chuck Palahniuk Art by Cameron Stewart Published by Dark Horse Comics I used to be a huge fan of Fight Club ; for a while, I said it was my favorite movie (I still think it's one of the few cases where the movie is better than the bo...

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<em>One Piece</em>: A storyline finally ends, in predictably awesome fashion
One Piece , Volume 79 By Eiichiro Oda Published by Viz Media This is it; after around 12 volumes, Eiichiro Oda finally hits the big finale of the current One Piece storyline, which has seen the Straw Hat pirates fight in increasingly high stakes battles to ...
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