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“Read a Damn Book – 129: Ranma ½ Volume 5”

It’s been several months since I reviewed Volume 4 of Rumiko Takahashi’s Ranma ½ books, but I felt like I wanted a laugh, so I grabbed Volume 5 off the shelf! Rumiko Takahashi – Ranma ½ Volume 5 (2003) For anyone who hasn’t read … Continue reading

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“Spook Show 2018 – 08: Mr. Vampire” by Richard F. Yates

Alright folks… I’ve got a weird one for ya! Mr. Vampire (or Geung si sin sang, as it was called in the original Cantonese…which I don’t speak, by the way) is a 1985 martial arts / horror / comedy directed … Continue reading

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“Read a Damn Book – 105: Ranma ½ Volume 4”

Rumiko Takahashi – Ranma ½ Volume 4 (1988/2003) I know I JUST reviewed a Ranma book, but Takahashi is so much fun, I wanted to read another one! Plus, I read Vol. 4 BEFORE I read Vol. 3 because I … Continue reading

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“Read a Damn Book – 104: Ranma ½ Volume 3”

When I’m down and just not feeling SUPER, there are a few things that I can do to pick myself up: listen to Adam & The Ants; watch an old 80’s comedy, like Ghostbusters or Top Secret; or I can … Continue reading

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“High Kick” by Richard F. Yates

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“Read a Damn Book – 099: Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles – The Ultimate Collection, Volume 1”

When I was a youngster (somewhere around 11 or 12), I used to go to this little comic shop in Longview, Washington, called Vista Comics. At one point, I spotted a cool looking book on the wall with a two-color … Continue reading

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“Read a Damn Book – 068: Ranma ½ Volume 2”

I’ve been reading a lot of American comics lately, superhero tales and horror stories, primarily, but it’s important to remember that Americans aren’t the only people who do comics—and I thought I needed a pallet cleanser from all the super-heroics, … Continue reading

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“Read a Damn Book – 052: Ranma ½ Volume 1”

I’ve been at this book review gig for about eight months now, and it’s an absurd crime that I haven’t reviewed a single transgender martial arts comedy comic yet… Slacking. That’s the only thing I can call it… Rumiko Takahashi … Continue reading

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“High Kick (17)” by Richard F. Yates

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“Driving can be Terrifying” by Richard F. Yates

I just saw a woman driving around in a big S.U.V. having a very animated conversation, but there was no one else in the vehicle with her. Granted, she might have been talking on a hands-free phone or through a … Continue reading

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