READ MY LIBRARY ENTRY 48: The RML Blog – One Year Later

BACK FOR THE NEW YEAR!  The Read My Library Blog returns from its hiatus but Max takes a break from the older entries to write a new one reflecting on writing the Read My Library project for a year (and publishing for about half a year).  Where do we go from here? Continue reading

READ MY LIBRARY ENTRY 46: The New Toys Commeth!

Max continues to drag his feet with take a break from The Aquaman Archives Volume 1 (and let’s face it, do you really want non-stop Aquaman coverage?) to document geek out about some recent action figure acquisitions that have helped round out the Library of late. Join him on his merry path to toy madness, won’t we? Continue reading

READ MY LIBRARY ENTRY 32: Action Figures from the Future!

A box labeled “Adult Collector” showed up at Max’s house.  No, it’s nothing dirty!  It’s just some highly desired action figures depicting DC Comics’ heroes of the 31st century: the Legion of Super-Heroes!  See Max geek out here and use just about every Legion expletive! Continue reading

READ MY LIBRARY ENTRY 31: Diving into the Aquaman Archives Vol. 1 Head First!

After many delays and much hooing and hawing around, Max finally delves into Aquaman’s Silver Age adventures in The Aquaman Archives Vol. 1!  While the writers behind many of the stories are only loosely known, the artist is someone very special and one of the few female artists of the Silver Age! Continue reading

READ MY LIBRARY ENTRY 30: Legion Toys, DC Nation and New 52 SHAZAM!

Max drops some dollars on a major action figure purchase and geeks out. Also, he takes a look at Cartoon Network’s DC Nation programming block on the rare Saturday morning he didn’t sleep in. Last but not least is Max’s favorite DC hero re-imagined for DC’s New 52, Captain Marvel SHAZAM! Continue reading

READ MY LIBRARY ENTRY 29: More Comic Nerdom in Canada

That’s right, it’s “More Comic Nerdom in Canada,” or if you prefer: “What Max did on St. Patrick’s Day 2012!”  Max and his lovely wife Maureen hit up another comic shop in Ontario and find some treasures for the Library, including a run in with one of Canada’s premiere super heroes!  Another blog “side quest!” Continue reading

READ MY LIBRARY ENTRY 28: The Last Days of Animal Man

Camped out at his in-laws’, Max spent a morning back on St. Patrick’s Day with The Last Days of Animal Man, a tale by comics and television scribe Gerry Conway and drawn by Chris Batista.  It tells the tale of Buddy Baker and his family in the future. Not only is Buddy older, his Animal Man powers are failing him when he needs them most.  Could this really be the end for Animal Man? Continue reading

READ MY LIBRARY ENTRY 22: Animal Man vs. Thanagarians, Red Mask and Mirror Master!

Max continues reading the first Animal Man trade paperback and finishes it up as Animal Man takes on a variety of challenges. Find out how Animal Man comes through and take a look at Grant Morrison’s emerging style in this latest Read My Library entry! Continue reading