Book review: Fredric Brown’s The Mind Thing

It’s been a while since I’ve posted (for which I apologize) and I’ve been doing a lot more reading lately (which has nothing to do with my non-postiness) so here’s a short book review.  And never fear, it’s not just filler for NOWM–this is a gem!

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Webcomic of the week: Broodhollow

I’m starting a regular weekly post today called “webcomic of the week”.  Clever, I know.  It’s nothing fancy-just comics I stumble across and really enjoy.  I’m kicking things off with my most recent discovery, one which has apparently been around a while, but is still getting churned out.  I give you writer/artist Kris Straub’s, Broodhollow.

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Horror and the surreal: exploring manga artist Junji Ito’s work

Let’s take a moment today to wonder (and tremble) at the work of Junji Ito, manga master of horror and weird fiction.  With influences like H.P. Lovecraft, renowned manga artists and Japanese science fiction giants, Junji Ito’s art and stories should serve to provide you with nightmare fuel aplenty, as they have dutifully done since 1987. Continue reading