The Weekend Reading List: Scooby Apocalypse Volume #1

“Scooby Apocalypse Volume #1 by Keith Giffen, illustrated by Jim Lee and Howard Porter, and J.M. DeMatteis

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The Stats:

  • Publication Date: February 7, 2017
  • Graphic novel, science fiction, apocalypse, talking dogs, meddling kids and their dog, hipster Shaggy, BAMF Daphne, dorky Fred, socially awkward Velma
  • 3.7/5
  • WARNINGS: If you are someone who doesn’t think a good thing should ever be touched or reinterpreted, you probably shouldn’t read this one

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The Weekend Reading List MLK Day Special: The Radical King

The Radical King by Martin Luther King Jr.,

Edited and Introduced by Cornel West

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The Stats:

  • Publication Date: January 13, 2015
  • Non-fiction, essays, speeches, history, politics, race, biography, social justice, must read, more than just a dream
  • 4/5
  • WARNINGS: The writings of King gathered in this book might come as a shock for some of you who only know the “I have a dream” version of MLK Jr and can’t, or more particularly, choose not to see just how radical King was.

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The Weekend Reading List: Kindred – A Graphic Novel Adaptation

Kindred: A Graphic Novel Adaptation by Octavia E. Butler, Illustrated by John Jennings, and Adapted by Damian Duffy

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The Stats:

  • Publication Date: January 10th, 2017
  • Book turned graphic novel, science fiction, time travel, historical fiction, originally by POC author, POC main character
  • 2.5/5
  • WARNINGS: Fans of the original book might not like this adaptation. Also, the main character loses an arm (not a spoiler, you find that out very early).

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Merry Christmas and/or Happy Holidays to everyone. I hope you’re all with people you love and care for and who love and care for you too.