Off the Shelf: Book Recommendations I

So you’ve finally decided to start reading more literature. Perhaps it’s because you want to have something to talk about when your friends start talking about literature. Perhaps it’s because you’ve rea...
by AHudson
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Off the Shelf: “Dune: The Butlerian Jihad” by Kevin J. Anderson & Brian Herbert

Back in 1992, the original Dune novel was my personal gateway into adult science fiction. First published in 1965, I was about eight-years-old when I read it cover to cover, and while most of the philosophical stuff went over m...
by Andy
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Off the Shelf: Wearing the Cape

Title: Wearing the Cape Author: Marion G. Harmon Publisher: Independent Cover Art: Jorge Velasquez Hope Corrigan is just a normal girl who’s ready to become a freshman at the University of Chicago. But when the Teatime An...
by AHudson
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Off the Shelf: The Coming of Conan the Cimmerian

Title: The Coming of Conan the Cimmerian Author: Robert E. Howard Illustrator: Mark Schultz Publisher: Del Rey It’s Conan month this time around at ComicAttack.net. You’ve perhaps seen the first film, quite possibly...
by AHudson
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Off the Shelf: False Negative

Title: False Negative Writer: Joseph Koenig Artist: Glen Orbik Publisher: Hard Case Crime When it comes to pulp imprint Hard Case Crime, there are three things you can expect from them. A classic noir story, decent writing, and...
by AHudson
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Off the Shelf: Vampire Hunter D Vol. I

Title: Vampire Hunter D Volume I Author: Hideyuki Kikuchi Illustrator: Yoshitaka Amano Publisher: Asashi Sonorama (DH Press) While Hideyuki Kikuchi is a novelist and not a comic book writer, it’s pretty safe to say that h...
by AHudson
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Off the Shelf: Dick Tracy

Title: Dick Tracy Author: Max Allan Collins Publisher: Bantam Book I usually don’t read novelizations. Perhaps the reasons is that with so many books out there, I only have so much time to read and I’d rather be rea...
by AHudson
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Off the Shelf: Seduction of the Innocent

Title: Seduction of the Innocent Author: Max Allan Collins Cover Artist: Glen Orbik Interior Artist: Terry Beatty Publisher: Hard Case Crime Any comic book fan with a basic understanding of the industry’s history wil...
by AHudson
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Interview with Max Allan Collins

Whether you know him from his Nate Heller and Quarry novels, his novelizations from Saving Private Ryan to CSI, or his graphic novel works from his run on the Dick Tracy comic strip to Road to Perdition, Max Allan Collins is on...
by AHudson
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Off the Shelf: I, Crimsonstreak

Title: I, Crimsonstreak Author: Matt Adams Artist: Brooke Stephenson Publisher: Candlemark & Gleam The superhero genre seems to be on a roll with the small press and indie writers. And while I appreciate their golden and si...
by AHudson
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Off the Shelf: Ariel S. Winter Inteview

Ariel S. Winter might not be a big name in noir and literature. Or at least not yet. Bookseller turned novelist Winter’s newest book, The Twenty-Year Death, is a well-crafted novel that pays tribute to 30s, 40’s, a...
by AHudson
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ComicAttack.net’s Best of 2015 Fan Poll Results!

The fans have voted and the top five in each category are all in for the Best of 2015 Fan Poll! It was an intense voting process only made better by the fan participation and sheer number of nominees submitted for this year...
by InfiniteSpeech
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