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Books I Read in 2014

(in order of completion:)

(RB)=read before

Stan Lee: Marvel Masterworks vol. 5: The Amazing Spider-Man vol. 2
Jerry Siegel: The Superman Chronicles, Volume Eight
Kanoko Sakurakuji: Black Bird 2
Jill Thompson: Death: At Death’s Door
Mary Shelley: The Fortunes of Perkin Warbeck
James Robinson: Starman: Sins of the Father
Edward Everett Tanner III [writing as Patrick Dennis]: Auntie Mame (An Irreverent Escapade)
Bill Finger, Don Cameron, Jack Schiff, Joseph Greene: The Batman Chronicles, Volume Seven
Laura Gottesdiener: A Dream Foreclosed: Black America and the Fight for a Place to Call Home; foreword by Clarence Lusane, essay by Jajuanna Walker
Warren Ellis: Transmetropolitan: Back on the Street
Mike Grell: Green Arrow: The Longbow Hunters, introduction by Mike Gold
Tony Cliff: Delilah Dirk and the Turkish Lieutenant
China Miéville: Dial H: Into You
Mark Gruenwald: Hawkeye
Steve Darnall: Uncle Sam
Warren Ellis: Transmetropolitan: Lust for Life
Gardner Fox: The Adam Strange Archives, vol. 2
William Shakespeare, John Fletcher: King Henry VIII (All Is True), edited by Gordon McMullan [The Arden Shakespeare: Third Series]
Brian K. Vaughan: Runaways: The Good Die Young
Brian K. Vaughan: Runaways: True Believers
Brian K. Vaughan: Runaways: Escape to New York
Gord Hill: The Anti-Capitalist Resistance Comic Book
Kevin C. Pyle, Scott Cunningham: Bad for You: Exposing the War on Fun
Marvin McAllister: Whiting Up: Whiteface Minstrels and Stage Europeans in African American Performance
Keith Giffen, Gerard Jones, Jim Owsley: Green Lantern: Emerald Dawn
Bill Willingham: Fables: Snow White
Warren Ellis: Transmetropolitan: Year of the Bastard
J.R.R. Tolkien: The Hobbit, or There And Back Again
Steve Gerber: Superman: Phantom Zone (RB)
Stan Lee, Larry Lieber, Ernie Hart: Marvel Masterworks, vol. 59: Ant-Man/Giant-Man vol. 1, introduction by Dick Ayers
Kanoko Sakurakoji: Black Bird 3
L. Frank Baum [writing as Edith Van Dyne]: Mary Louise Solves a Mystery
Gardner Fox: The All Star Comics Archives, vol. 1
QuinRose: Alice in the Country of Hearts Omnibus vol. 2
Kanoko Sakurakoji: Black Bird 4
Kanoko Sakurakoji: Black Bird 5
Harry Brod: Superman Is Jewish? How Comic Book Superheroes Came to Serve Truth, Justice, and the Jewish-American Way
Larry Doyle: In Bed with Wall Street: The Conspiracy Crippling Our Global Economy
Warren Ellis: Transmetropolitan: The New Scum
Art Spiegelman: The Complete Maus: A Survivor’s Tale
Saki Hiwatari: Please Save My Earth, Vol. 3
Saki Hiwatari: Please Save My Earth, Vol. 3
Brian K. Vaughan: Runaways: Parental Guidance
Brian K. Vaughan: Runaways: Live Fast
Joss Whedon: Runaways: Dead End Kids
Roy Thomas: Marvel Masterworks, vol. 31: The X-Men vol. 3
Barbara Brooks Wallace: The Trouble with Miss Switch
Terry Moore: Runaways: Dead Wrong
Terry Moore: Runaways: Rock Zombies
Stan Lee: Marvel Masterworks, vol. 45: The Invincible Iron Man, vol. 2
Stan Lee: Marvel Masterworks, vol. 10: The Amazing Spider-Man, vol. 3
George Bernard Shaw: The Perfect Wagnerite: A Commentary on the Niblung’s Ring
Ross Collins: Medusa Jones
Simon Braund, ed.: The Greatest Movies You’ll Never See: Unseen Masterpieces by the World’s Greatest Directors
Jenni Fagan: The Panopticon
Caryl Churchill: The Skriker
Bill Willingham, Matthew Stuges: Jack of Fables: The New Adventures of Jack and Jack
Bill Willingham, Matthew Stuges: Jack of Fables: The Fulminate Blade
Bill Willingham, Matthew Stuges: Jack of Fables: The End
Chris Roberson: Cinderella: From Fabletown with Love
Stan Lee: Marvel Masterworks vol. 23: Doctor Strange vol. 1
Warren Ellis: Transmetropolitan: Lonely City, introduction by Patrick Stewart
Jake T. Forbes: Return to Labyrinth, vol. 1
Jake T. Forbes: Return to Labyrinth, vol. 2
Jake T. Forbes: Return to Labyrinth, vol. 3
Kathryn Immonen: Runaways: Homeschooling
John Ney Rieber: The Books of Magic: Girl in the Box
Barbara Brooks Wallace: Miss Switch to the Rescue
Laurel Shelley-Reuss: Olive Peril
Warren Ellis: Transmetropolitan: Gouge Away
David Anthony Kraft, Gerry Conway, John David Warner, Scott Edelman: Logan’s Run
Roy Thomas: Marvel Masterworks vol. 35: The X-Men vol. 4
Stan Lee: Marvel Masterworks vol. 17: Daredevil vol. 1
C.B. Cebulski: The Loners: The Secret Lives of Superheroes
Warren Ellis: Transmetropolitan: Spider’s Thrash
Kieron Gillen: X-Men: S.W.O.R.D.: No Time to Breathe
Warren Ellis: Transmetropolitan: Dirge
Stan Lee, Larry Lieber, Robert Bernstein, Ernie Hart, Jerry Siegel: Marvel Masterworks vol. 66: The Human Torch vol. 1, introduction by Dick Ayers
Stan Lee: Marvel Masterworks vol. 26: The Mighty Thor vol. 2
Stan Lee: Marvel Masterworks, vol. 4: The Avengers, vol. 1
Zeb Wells: Civil War: Young Avengers/Runaways
Kevin VanHook: Red Tornado: Family Reunion
Stan Lee: Marvel Masterworks, vol. 21: The Fantastic Four, vol. 4
Warren Ellis: Transmetropolitan: The Cure
Warren Ellis: Transmetropolitan: One More Time
Warren Ellis: Transmetropolitan: Tales of Human Waste
Mary Shelley: Falkner, introduction by Amy Sterling Casil
Deborah Kops: The Great Molasses Flood, Boston, 1919</span
Stan Lee: Marvel Masterworks vol. 16: The Amazing Spider-Man vol. 4
John Broome: The Green Lantern Chronicles, Volume 3
Christopher Yost: Secret Invasion: Runaways/Young Avengers
Stan Lee, Raymond Marais, Dennis O’Neil, Roy Thomas: Marvel Masterworks vol. 49: Doctor Strange, vol. 2
Rob Williams: Daken: Dark Wolverine: The Pride Comes Before the Fall
Thomas Andrae, Mel Gordon: Siegel and Shuster’s Funnyman: The First Jewish Superhero
Barry Lyga: Mangaman
George Klein, Ken Bald, Dan DeCarlo, Dan DeCarlo, Bob Powell, Don Rico, Mike Sekowsky, Werner Roth, Harvey Kurtzman, Vic Dowd, Lin Streeter, Ed Winiarski, Christopher Rule, Pete Tumlinson, Bill Walsh, Valerie Barclay, Joe Maneely, Pierre Rice, Chu Hing, Al Hartley, Morris Weiss, F.R. Sieminski, Maurice Del Bourgo, Stan Lee Marvel Masterworks Vol. 164: Atlas Era Venus vol. 1, Introduction by Dr. Michael J. Vasallo
L. Frank Baum: Rinkitink in Oz (RB)
Jake T. Forbes: Return to Labyrinth, vol. 4
Barbara Brooks Wallace: Miss Switch Online
Carl Burgos, Paul Gustavson, Bill, Everett, Ben Thompson, Al Anders, Tohm Dixon, Paul Lauretta, David C. Cooke, Steve Dahlman, Stockbridge Winslow Marvel Masterworks vol. 36: Golden Age Marvel Comics vol. 1, introduction by Roy Thomas
Kanoko Sakurakoji: Black Bird 6
Arnold Drake, Roy Thomas, Gary Friedrich, Jerry Siegel: Marvel Masterworks vol. 48: The X-Men vol. 5
L. Frank Baum [writing as Edith van Dyne]: Mary Louise and the Liberty Girls
Mary Shelley: Proserpine & Midas: Two Unpublished Mythological Dramas, edited and with an introduction by A. Koszul
Will Harr, Robert O. Erisman, George Kapitan, Jack Binder, Harry/Douglas, Arnold Lorne Hicks, Alfred H. Newton (Newt Alfred), Harry Sahle, E.C. Stoner, Joe Cal Cagno, Fred Schwartz, Leo Stalnaker, L.F. Bjorklund, Ryan Douglas, Mike Roy, Norman Daniels, Fred Guardineer, Daniel Peters, Gus Ricca, Eddie Heron, S.S. Bedford, Malcolm Kildale, Klaus Nordling, Ben Flinton, Bill O’Connor, Leonard Sansone, George Harrison, Andrew McWhiney, Bill Everett, Russ Lanford, Alex Schomburg, Marvel Masterworks vol. 154: Golden Age Mystic Comics vol. 1, introduction by Will Murray
Roy Thomas, Arnold Drake, Dennis O’Neil: Marvel Masterworks vol. 61: The X-Men vol. 6
Dennis O’Neil, Elliot S! Maggin, Martin Pasko: The Joker: The Clown Prince of Crime</span
Barbara Ehrenreich: Bait and Switch: The (Futile) Pursuit of the American Dream
Gail Simone, Dan Abnett, Andy Lanning: Superman: Strange Attractors
J.H. Williams III: Batwoman vol. 1: Hydrology
Gardner Fox: The All Star Comics Archives vol. 2
Aleister Crowley: Moonchild
Matthew Sturges, Bill Willingham: House of Mystery vol. 4: The Beauty of Decay
Stan Lee: Marvel Masterworks vol. 29: Daredevil vol. 2</span
Robert Morales: Truth: Red, White & Black
Daniel T. Thomsen, Corinna Sara Bechko: Once Upon a Time: Shadow of the Queen
Gene Luen Yang, Chu Hing: The Shadow Hero
Stan Lee: Marvel Masterworks vol 25: The Fantastic Four vol. 5
Joe Simon, Maurice Gutwirth, Larry Antonette, Charles Pearson, Joe Calgano, Fred Schwartz, Russell A. Bankson, Jack Alderman, Al Carreno, Will Harr, Phil Sturm, Gus Ricca, E.C. Stoner, Robert O. Erisman, James P. Olsen, Hal Sharp, Harry Fisk, Joe Beck, Otto Eppers, Harry Fletcher, Rex Evans, Jack Binder, Dean Carr, Ben Thompson , Ray Gill, Al Anders, Bob Wood, Harry Francis Campbell: Marvel Masterworks vol. 89: Daring Mystery Comics vol. 1, Introduction by Ronin Ro
John Byrne: X-Men: The Hidden Years vol. 1
Don Cameron, Bill Finger, Jack Schiff, Joe Samachson: The Batman Chronicles vol. 8
Harvey Pekar, Joyce Brabner: American Splendor: the Life and Times of Harvey Pekar
Ethan van Sciver, Gail Simone: The Fury of Firestorm, the Nuclear Men vol. 1: God Particle
Gail Simone: The Movement vol. 1: Class Warfare
Stan Lee: Marvel Masterworks vol. 58: Sgt. Fury and his Howling Commandos vol. 1
Frances Fox Piven, Richard A. Cloward: Regulating the Poor: The Public Functions of Welfare
Stan Lee: Marvel Masterworks vol. 22: The Amazing Spider-Man vol. 5
Will Eisner: The Plot: The Secret Story of The Protocols of the Elders of Zion, introduction by Umberto Eco
Gail Simone: Batgirl vol. 1: The Darkest Reflection
Kanoko Sakurakoji: Black Bird 7
Stan Lee: Marvel Masterworks vol. 30: The Mighty Thor vol. 3
Sean Howe: Marvel Comics: The Untold Story
Stan Lee: Marvel Masterworks vol. 9: The Avengers vol. 2
Carl Burgos, Bill Everett, Paul Gustavson, Ben Thompson, Al Anders , Ray Gill, Harry Ramsey, Steve Dahlman, Bob Davis, Andrew McWhiney, David C. Cooke, Jack D’Arcy: Marvel Masterworks vol 60: Golden Age Marvel Comics vol. 2
Thomas Piketty: Capital in the Twenty-First Century, translated by Arthur Goldhammer
Linda Tirado: Hand to Mouth: Living in Bootstrap America, introduction by Barbara Ehrenreich
Stan Lee: Marvel Masterworks vol. 41: Daredevil vol. 3
Michael Avon Oeming: Thor: Blood Oath
H. Richard Hornberger [writing as Richard Hooker]: MASH: A Novel About Three Army Doctors
Len Wein The Demon
Gerry Conway: The Demon
Stan Lee, Al Feldstein, Jack Kirby: Marvel Masterworks vol. 123: Atlas Era Black Knight/Yellow Claw vol. 1, introduction by Roy Thomas, afterword by Dr. Michael J. Vasallo
Kyōka Izumi Demon Lake (Yashagaike), translated by Kimpei Ohara and Rick Broadaway, afterwords by Tomomi Matsumara, Minoru Akiyama
Chris Roberson, Bill Willingham: Cinderella: Fables Are Forever
Stan Lee, Al Hartley, Roy Thomas: Marvel Masterworks vol. 65: The Invincible Iron Man vol. 3, introduction by Tom Field
Stan Lee: Marvel Masterworks vol. 28: The Fantastic Four vol. 6
Stan Lee: Marvel Masterworks vol. 27: The Avengers vol. 3
Michael Perelman: The Invisible Handcuffs of Capitalism: How Market Tyranny Stifles the Economy by Stunting Workers
Jack Kirby: OMAC: One Man Army Corps
Sidney Howard: Alien Corn
James Robinson: WitchCraft
Did not finish before year ended (mostly paused because of issues of access):

Hiroyuki Kojima, Shinjiro Nishida, Eiji Shimada: The Manga Guide to Calculus
Len Wein, Mike Friedrich: The Golem
Gail Simone: The All New Atom: My Life in Miniature
Dan Mishkin, Gary Cohn: Amethyst: Princess of Gemworld, vol. 2
Steve Englehart: Millennium
Paul Jenkins: Hellblazer
Dick Foreman:  Black Orchid
Joe Keatinge: Morbius:  The Living Vampire
Dan Slott:  Superior Spider-Man
Christopher Yost: Avenging Spider-Man
Warren Ellis: Hellstorm: Prince of Lies
Cary Bates, Greg Weisman:  Captain Atom
John Ostrander: Captain Atom: The Quantum Quest
John Ostrander, Kim Yale: Suicide Squad
John Ostrander: Firestorm: The Nuclear Man
George Pérez, Mindy Newell: Wonder Woman
Cary Bates, Greg Weisman: Captain Atom
Dan Didio: The Phantom Stranger
Christy Marx/Tony Bedard: Sword of Sorcery: Amethyst/Beowulf
Hank Chapman, Carl Wessler, et al.: Atlas Era Strange Tales, vol. 1
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  1. good article, dewater screens

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