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INTRODUCTION  I mentioned in a post a while back that I wanted to try to read a bit of Neil Gaiman's work. Since I knew him as being quite accomplished both in the world of literature and of comics, I figured I should try one of each. For a novel, I read and reviewed STARDUST which I really liked. In the comic category, I know he's mostly famous for the SANDMAN series, but there are quite a lot of volumes in it and I wanted something a little shorter. So I landed on MARVEL 1602 , a sort of alternate reality where an astounding number of Marvel's most beloved heroes and villains all find themselves existing in a time period centuries before the one they are traditionally seen in. I was drawn to this work partly because of the unique art-style, but also because I love the idea of taking characters that normally exist in a contemporary time period and transplanting them into one from the past. I hoped to see brilliant re-imaginings of these characters, some fun action-pa


It's been a decently long time since I made a proper post here. Like I mentioned in a previous entry , I moved recently and it's been taking me a while to get back into a routine. But now that I'm settled in and have my life back in order, I will be trying to get back into the swing of things with this blog. To start things off, I thought it might be fun to show off the new home for my book collection: My roomate has quite the book collection of his own so these shelves were filled pretty quickly. With a combined collection this big, I'm going to have to pick up my reading speed! I'll also have to pick up a few more little decorations to really bring this shelf to life. For now, at least these little guys have a place to hangout: Looking forward, I'm working on preparing a variety of new posts for the blog. Here's a list of what's to come:  One New Review Marvel 1602 by Neil Gaiman One New Piece of Flash Fiction One Update Th