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About A Book Wednesday

End of the World stories are one of my favorite genres, and this charmer is from 1956. Once again it’s edited by Donald Wollheim and this time it has the Philip K Dick short story, Imposter. I’m pretty sure you … Continue reading

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A real Graphic Novel – By Gil Kane

About a Book Wednesday stops in the groovy 1970’s this week. Another bit of ephemera from my dad’s studio. This is a graphic novel from 1971. And oddly enough, it’s in traditional paperback size. It’s by Gil Kane, who has … Continue reading

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Pocket Book of Science-Fiction

My dad is cleaning out his studio bookshelves and I’m receiving boxes of books. I found this one in the last shipment. It’s from 1943, edited by Donald Wollheim, one of the founders of modern American sci-fi as a writer, … Continue reading

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About a Book Wednesday – Neal Layton

This week a favorite from the shelf. It’s never far from where I am working. The Story of Everything, by Neal Layton. It’s a pop-up book that starts with the Big Bang. Really! To me it represents the very best … Continue reading

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About a Book Wednesday

Another one of my favorite illustrators is Michael Paraskevas. You might be familiar with his Ferocious Beast books written by Betty Paraskevas. They were also turned into an animated show. Another one of my favorite books he illustrated was The … Continue reading

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About a Book Wednesday.

Last week I introduced Book Review Wednesday. But I realized after posting it, I don’t want to do book reviews. There are already a billion people doing book reviews from every conceivable point of view. What I want to do … Continue reading

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