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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: Monster, She Wrote, by Lisa Kroger and Melanie R. Anderson

written by Sam on Friday, January 17, 2020
A useful overview of women in genre since the 1600s. A necessary corrective to the idea that women haven’t been interested in, or creating, horror/SF until recently. Good direction for further reading, though slight in places, repetitive in others. Some cursory treatments (Oates, Link, Karen Russell) seem odd given other, lesser inclusions. Book 3 of… View Article

52/52: Knots and Crosses, by Ian Rankin

written by Sam on Tuesday, January 14, 2020
One of Rankin’s novels about his Inspector Rebus. Perhaps an earlier book in the series. Hardly a police procedural; more a psychological procedural, excavating Rebus’ past traumas and present dysfunctions as observed through thick mental haze. Satisfying and quick paced, though weakened by the killer’s (necessary) too-close proximity to the cop. Book 2 of 52

52/52: The Sweet Forever, by George Pelecanos

written by Sam on Sunday, January 12, 2020
To try to help jumpstart my reading and writing in 2020, I’m going to resurrect a blog series that I did for many years here: 52/52. That is, I’m going to try to read 52 books in 52 weeks. My twist on this challenge that lots of people take on is that I’ll write a… View Article

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