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Celebrating 10 award-winning years of Split Lip, this nearly 350-page hardcover collects 13 of the best Split Lip stories from its first decade. In addition to the stories—many of which are remastered and relettered—there’s over 50 pages of exclusive bonus content, including interviews, essays, commentary on every story, and behind-the-scenes art.

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Split Lip is an anthology of short horror comics written by Sam Costello and drawn by artists from around the world. All stories are self-contained, so you can start reading anywhere. Fans of Twilight Zone and weird fiction will enjoy these stories, but beware—keeping the lights on can’t keep you safe from dangerous ideas.

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52/52: The First Tip-Off, by Charley Rosen

written by Sam on Saturday, February 27, 2021
A fun history of the late-1940s inaugural season of the Basketball Association of America (BAA), the primary precursor league to the NBA. Packed with great stories, colorful characters, some familiar names, hard fouls and bad shooting, recommended for anyone interested in in delving into basketball history. Book: 9 of 52

52/52: Shadowbahn, by Steve Erickson

written by Sam on Friday, February 12, 2021
An experimental novel packed thick and deep with big ideas about music, race, history, and America. Also, an extremely Boomer-y take on the existential importance of Elvis as a portal between races. I’ve loved Erickson’s work in the past, but couldn’t connect to his obsessions here, though the formal flourishes were fun. Book: 8 of… View Article

52/52: The Biologic Show, by Al Columbia

written by Sam on Monday, February 8, 2021
A collection of 4 very early stories by one of the all-time great, least-known, and least-prolific horror comics makers. This is only Columbia’s second book in ~30 years. Featuring work so depraved, grotesque, and manic that it burrows further under your skin than almost anything, it’s truly essential reading for horror fans. Book: 7 of… View Article

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