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52/52: What Moves the Dead, by T Kingfisher

written by Sam on Thursday, August 4, 2022
This is twice I’ve been tricked by a Nightfire book (“Nothing But Blackened Teeth” was the first). I just don’t like the books they publish. There’s fertile material in repurposing “The Fall of the House of Usher” (see Julia Gfrorer and Sean Collins’ erotic comic, for example), but this was deeply superfluous. Book: 25 out… View Article

52/52: A Collapse of Horses, by Brian Evenson

written by Sam on Tuesday, July 5, 2022
Evenson’s work is apocalyptic. Not in the large-scale, epic way, but in a way where worlds, individual or global, are about to end or have already ended. The resulting fallout is brutalist. On the other hand, I once stood in line with him at the Chipotle on Thayer St. in Providence, RI. Book: 24 out… View Article

52/52: Orochi vol. 1, by Kazuo Umezz

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Umezz’s work is less known in the US than one those he significantly influenced—Junji Ito—but that may start changing here (a few of his comics, notably Drifting Classroom, have already been released here). This series feels dated—it came out in the late 60s—but its historical value is immense. Book: 23 out of 52

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