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Now Is The Time to Read Daredevil Classics

Man without fear

With the new Daredevil premiering on Netflix soon, now is a great time to brush up on some of the classic Daredevil stories. IO9.com has a great write up about the history of the character, and HCPL has quite a few of the stories they discuss.

This Is Your Chance To Meet Author Peter S. Beagle

Last Unicorn MovieThe University of Houston – Downtown is hosting not just a book signing, but also a film viewing of Peter. S. Beagle's The Last Unicorn.  Admission is free, but there is limited seating.  Visit UHD Unicorn Run on Facebook for more information.

 

Sequel Tuesday: Authority – Southern Reach Trilogy Book Two

AuthorityLast year I was lucky enough to get an Advanced Reader Copy of Annihilation by Jeff Vandermeer.  I’m finally getting a chance to read book two and the series is really taking off.

New Batman / Superman Comics Are On The Way

superman / batmanNew Batman / Superman Comics Are On The Way

In preparation for next year’s Batman V Superman HCPL has ordered New 52 books from the Superman / Batman series.  They aren’t here yet, but get your name on the list so you can be one of the first to read them. 

An Exciting New Way To Read The Dresden Files

Storm Front 1I’ve been a loyal reader of Jim Butcher’s Dresden Files for years, but I’ve only just discovered the graphic novels.

Excited For The New Star Wars Movie? Check Out These Books While You Wait.

heir to the eimpreI'm sure I wasn't the only one who was pleasantly surprised by the new Star Wars Trailer.  Maybe extremely excited is a better way to put it.  With a new Star Wars story on the horizon I thought it high time I actually read some of the Extended Universe books.  I reached out to some of my uber Star Wars nerd friends and asked where they suggested I start.  The Thrawn Trilogy by Timothy Zahn was the unanimous choice.  

 

Is Isaac Asimov’s Foundation Series Next For HBO?

foundationIt looks like The Foundation Series by Isaac Asimov may be the next big book to TV show on HBO.  Soon you could be watching an episode of Game of Thrones followed by a Seldon Crisis.

Rocket Girl: The Cool Story To Back Up The Name

rocket girlJet-packs, time travel and crime fighting, what else could you ask for?  In the first volume of Rocket Girl you get all three, and an introduction into a fun new series. 

Is Civil War Coming To Marvel's Movies?

civil warRumors circulating around the internet have said that Marvel is planning on introducing its Civil War story line to the Cinematic Universe.  If true, this would be fantastic news as Civil War is one of the best Marvel stories, and very relevant to our time.

 

A Trio Of Classic Dystopian Novels

WEDystopian books have been all the craze for the last few years.  Hunger Games and Divergent have lead the charge amongst a plethora of action oriented survival against some sort of corrupt futuristic utopia; but where did they all come from?  If you’ve never gone back to dystopian basics, I humbly suggest my top three:  1984, Brave New World, and We.

 

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