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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: Blood on Black Wax, by Aaron Lupton and Jeff Szpirglas

written by Sam on Sunday, November 29, 2020
A book on horror movie soundtracks on vinyl that I read as research for a not-horror writing project I’m planning for 2021. A decent volume, particularly with its focus on album art, marred by copyediting errors. But: Do most people really listen to the soundtracks from the recent re-issue boom? I’m skeptical. Book: 43 of… View Article

52/52 Sebastian O, by Grant Morrison and Steve Yeowell

written by Sam on Thursday, November 26, 2020
An early steampunk comic about an Oscar Wilde-style aesthete and rebel out for revenge. At about 70 pages, far too slight to really convey anything of true interest or substance. Even if it were longer, the ideas are good, but the characters and themes not interesting enough to really sustain my engagement. Book: 42 of… View Article

52/52: Tanking to the Top, by Yaron Weitzman

written by Sam on Tuesday, November 24, 2020
A chronicle of the “Process” era Philadelphia 76ers, who used private equity theories to maximize their chances of getting star players and winning. Most interesting, as usual, are the stories of the individual players and coaches. I’m reminded again of how crucial—and underappreciated—psychology and mental health are to professional sports. Book: 41 of 52

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