Robotech Archives: Robotech II: The Sentinels, Volume One

I was excited and nervous about reading this, to be honest. I'd read through all three of the reprints of the Comico Macross series and knew what to expect, but this book reprints the first portion of the Eternity Comics sequel series, of which I've heard mixed things. My experience with The Sentinels as a …

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Essential X-Men Vol 1., Phoenix: The Untold Story, What If …? (Vol. 1) #27

I guess the most obvious thing to say is that the Chris Claremont/John Byrne run is probably the most celebrated run on  Uncanny X-Men. Not that there aren't others that are held up in high esteem by readers who are more more experienced X-fans than myself, but the run that encompasses both the Dark Phoenix …

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Shrill

For episode 10 of Required Reading, Stella and I covered biography, autobiography, and memoir as a genre. Had I read Lindy West's Shrill back then, I would have heartily recommended it on that episode. If you're not familiar with Lindy West, she is a writer who was a longtime columnist for Jezebel and currently contributes …

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