Friday, July 20, 2018

Does Comics Culture Have an Inferiority Complex?


No matter how many metrics and how much anecdotal evidence shows that things are looking up, there's a persistent undercurrent in comics fandom that seems to want things to go down. Every new storyline is lambasted. ("It's just a gimmick!") Every new ...


Kick off Comic-Con 2018 with these 13 epic comic books
If you have a craving for comics, you have a ton of options available to you. Ready to take on the world of digital comics? Good: right now is the perfect time to pick up a tablet for comics, at least if your an Amazon Prime subscriber. Thanks to Prime ...




Thursday, July 19, 2018

RT/RP One Rioter shares her strategies for turning book blogging into dollars:

RT/RP One Rioter shares her strategies for turning book blogging into dollars:


RT/RP: Get Rid Of Books You No Longer Need With This Easy 3 Step Process


Moving is the perfect time for paring down and clearing out. And, since the heaviest parts of your move are probably your boxes of books, it's especially important that you clean out your bookshelf as you pack up. Trust me, you'll seriously thank ...


RT/RP: The Best Space Books On Sale for Prime Day


From the technical details behind "Star Wars" to eloquent explanations of astrophysical topics and the compelling tales of women in space, we've compiled the best space books that are on Amazon and on sale right now — just in time for Prime Day.


Tuesday, July 17, 2018

RT/RP: Barack Obama's favorite African books have few surprises so read these other books as well


For former president Barack Obama, books were a way of surviving his eight years at the White House. Days before vacating office in 2017, he told former chief book critic of the New York Times Michiko Kakutani about how books allowed him to “slow down ...and more »


RT/RP: The Book That Terrified Neil Gaiman

And Carmen Maria Machado. And Dan Simmons.
The scariest book I've ever read is “The Haunting of Hill House” by Shirley Jackson. I read it one night next to my sleeping wife and found myself unable to move, unable to go to bed, unable to do anything except keep reading and praying the shadows ...


RT/RP Let a jar tell you what to read next!

RT/RP Let a jar tell you what to read next!


Sunday, July 15, 2018

Robert Kirkman drops first issue of surprise new comics series DIE!DIE!DIE! this week


Musicians drop surprise albums, but it's exceedingly rare for a major comics publisher to drop a surprise new series on its readers. Usually those kinds of things are announced months in advance to give everyone time to pre-order, interview the ...


Five more creepy comics to scare up on Friday the 13th!
As I have before, today I'll recommend a look at a comic book magazine that has the word “creepy” right there in the title. This magazine, published by Warren in the 1960s and 1970s, helped set the tone for horror in comic books and magazines going ...




RT/RP Plan Your Summer Activities With These 15 Fabulous Books, and more bookish lists:

RT/RP Plan Your Summer Activities With These 15 Fabulous Books, and more bookish lists:


Saturday, July 14, 2018

RT/Post: A series where the best content from our sister, Linxspiration, is rounded up in a large image based post

Make sure to check it out if you’re into fine living, style and general luxury – Linxspiration You can check out the previous episode here – Random Inspiration #127
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RT/RP: Books That Kill: 3 Poisonous Renaissance Manuscripts Discovered in School Library


"We took these three rare books to the X-ray lab because the library had previously discovered that medieval manuscript fragments, such as copies of Roman law and canonical law, were used to make their covers, Jakob Povl Holck, a research librarian at ...


RT/RP 30 Best Friend Quotes #Best Friend #Sayings

RT/RP 30 Best Friend Quotes #Best Friend #Sayings
Best Sayings


RT/Post: reminds me of when i watched the village and in the beginning there were trees just like this

RT/Post: reminds me of when i watched the village and in the beginning there were trees just like this


RT/Post: A Passion For the Rose; an article about the history of roses and their use in cooking

RT/Post: A Passion For the Rose; an article about the history of roses and their use in cooking


RT/RP: 9 New Books We Recommend This Week


“Like its narrator, this is a remorseless little machine,” Dwight Garner writes of the book. “Moshfegh's sentences are piercing and vixenish, each one a kind of orphan. She plays interestingly with substance and illusion, with dread and solace on the ...