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thrift store finds: the uncanny x-men by tor books

Posted in thrift store finds with tags , , , , , , , on July 30, 2011 by Christopher Pearce

(Thrift Store Finds is a mostly-weekly “column” of sorts where I discuss some of the cool books I’ve happened upon in my neighborhood’s St. Vincent DePaul store. Please don’t mistake me for an expert on any of the things I am writing about… I’m just a fan of a bargain.)

Today’s Thrift Store Find: The Uncanny X-Men, published in 1990 by TOR Books.

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thrift store finds: rejected finds, part two

Posted in thrift store finds with tags , , , , , , , on March 26, 2011 by Christopher Pearce

It’s time once again for Thrift Store Rejects: Books I bought at my local thrift stores that are sorta-kinda interesting… but not interesting enough to rate an entire Thrift Store Finds post of their own. You can find the first rejects post here, if you are so inclined.

I gave author/novelization guru Craig Shaw Gardner some props when I rediscovered his Batman novelization amongst the paperbacks a few months ago… and then last week, I found Back to the Future, Part III, written by the man. I don’t have as much residual BttF love to reread the novelized adventures of Marty McFly and Doc Brown in Hill Valley, 1885, but I remember buying this at my elementary school’s Book Fair and reading it to pieces.

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Christmas Comics Cavalcade: Christmas with the Super-Heroes Special #2

Posted in christmas comics, comics with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , on December 18, 2010 by Christopher Pearce

Alright, here it is. This is the whole reason I wanted to take the month of December to write about Christmas comics. Ladies and gentlemen

Christmas with the Super-Heroes Special #2, published in 1988 by DC Comics.

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