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Books I Read in 2017

(RB)=read before

Alain Silver, James Ursini: Roger Corman: Metaphysics on a Shoestring
Gene Luen Yang: Level Up
Kanoko Sakurakoji: Black Bird 16
Rachel Pollack: Doom Patrol: Imagine Ari’s Friends
Kanoko Sakurakoji: Black Bird 17
Cathy O’Neil: Weapons of Math Destruction: How Big Data Increases Inequality and Threatens Democracy
Kanoko Sakurakoji: Black Bird 18
Arundhati Roy: Capitalism: A Ghost Story Review
Hank Chapman, Don Rico, et al. Marvel Masterworks vol. 152: Atlas Era Battlefield vol. 1, introduction by Michael J. Vasallo
Gardner Fox: The Golden Age Flash Archives vol. 2, introduction by Jim Amash
Chris Hedges: Wages of Rebellion: The Moral Imperative of Revolt
Gardner Fox: The Justice League of America: The Silver Age, Volume Two
John Broome: The Flash Archives, vol. 5, introduction by Tom Peyer
Mark Millar, Grant Morrison: Swamp Thing: The Root of all Evil
Susanna Clarke: Jonathan Strange & Mr Norrell
Bill Parker: The Shazam! Archives vol. 1, introduction by Richard A. Lupoff
Paula Danziger: Can You Sue Your Parents for Malpractice?
Kate Leth: Patsy Walker, A.K.A. Hellcat!, vol. 1: Hooked On A Feline
Joe Kelly: Space Ghost
William Moulton Marston: The Wonder Woman Archives, vol. 3, introduction by Les Daniels
Dick Foreman:  Black Orchid
John Byrne, Marv Wolfman: Superman: The Man of Steel, vol. 2
Jerry Coleman, Otto Binder: Superman: The Man of Tomorrow Archives vol. 1, introduction by Mark Waid
Chuck Dixon: Birds of Prey, vol. 1
Stan Lee: Marvel Masterworks vol. 67: The Amazing Spider-Man, vol. 8
Jack Cole: The Plastic Man Archives, vol. 2, introduction by Ron Goulart
Jack Kirby: Devil Dinosaur: The Complete Collection
G. Willow Wilson: Ms. Marvel, vol. 6: Civil War II Review
John Ostrander, Kim Yale: Suicide Squad: Legerdemain
Jerry Prosser: Animal Man, vol. 8: An Altered State of Mind
Margaret Atwood: The Handmaid’s Tale
Jason Aaron: Weirdworld, vol. 0: Warzones!
Mary Jo Duffy: X-Men: Fallen Angels
Margaret Atwood: Angel Catbird, vol. 1
Peter Milligan: Shade, the Changing Man, vol. 5: Another Life
Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa: Chilling Adventures of Sabrina, vol. 1: The Crucible Review
Edmond Hamilton, Bill Finger, Alvin Schwartz: Batman and Superman: World’s Finest – The Silver Age, vol. 1 Review
Gardner Fox: The Hawkman Archives, vol. 1, introduction by illustrator Joe Kubert
John Ostrander: Hawkworld: Escape from Thanagar
Gardner Fox, John Broome: The Green Lantern Archives, vol. 4, introduction by Jack C. Harris
Gardner Fox: The Atom Archives, vol. 2, introduction by Roy Thomas
Gardner Fox: The Hawkman Archives, vol. 2, introduction by Robert C. Harvey
Keith Giffen, Gerard Jones: Green Lantern: Emerald Dawn II, introduction by Robert Greenberger
Frank J. Barbiere: Howling Commandos of S.H.I.E.L.D.
Kate Leth: Patsy Walker, A.K.A. Hellcat!, vol. 2: Don’t Stop Me-Ow
John Byrne: Superman: The World of Krypton, additional stories by E. Nelson Bridwell, Denny O’Neil, Cary Bates, Marv Wolfman, Elliot S! Maggin, Paul Kupperberg, Martin Pasko, Bob Rozakis, with an introduction by Paul Kupperberg
J.M. DeMatteis: The Defenders [92-131; Marvel Team-Up 101, 111, 112, 116, 119; Captain America 268; Avengers Annual 11]
Chris Claremont, Tom DeFalco, Sean McKeever, Marie Javins, Dennis Marks, Marcus McLaurin: X-Men Origins: Firestar
Robert Kanigher, Howard Liss: Suicide Squad: The Silver Age, vol. 1 Review
Stan Lee: Marvel Masterworks vol. 80: The Mighty Thor, vol. 6, introduction by Mark Evanier Review
Mark Evanier: New Gods: The Bloodline Saga
Jack Miller, Robert Bernstein, George Kashdan, Bob Haney: The Aquaman Archives, vol. 1, introduction by Roy Thomas
Gregg Hurwitz: Foolkiller: Fool’s Paradise
Yukito Kishiro: Battle Angel Alita – Last Order, vol. 8: Angel’s Vision, translated by Lillian Olsen
Jim Starlin: The Weird
Gardner Fox: The Adam Strange Archives, vol. 3, introduction by Jim Starlin
Naomi Wolf: The Beauty Myth: How Images of Beauty Are Used Against Women
Roy Thomas, Stan Lee, Jack Kirby, Gerry Conway, Gene Colan: Marvel Masterworks vol. 125: The Inhumans vol. 1
Boris Pasternak: Doctor Zhivago, translated by Max Hayward and Manya Harari; poetry translated by Bernard Guilbert Guerney Review
J.M. DeMatteis: Iceman
L. Frank Baum: Phoebe Daring
Roy Thomas, Mike Friedrich, Steven Grant, Mark Gruenwald: Mockingbird: Bobbi Morse, Agent of S.H.I.E.L.D.
Yukito Kishiro: Battle Angel Alita – Last Order, vol. 9: Angel’s Duty, translated by Lillian Olsen
Brian Southall: Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band: The Album, the Beatles, and the World in 1967
Review
Gail Simone: The All New Atom, vol. 1: My Life in Miniature [began in 2013]
Yukito Kishiro: Battle Angel Alita – Last Order, vol. 10: Angel Goes Nova, translated by Lillian Olsen
Stan Lee, Gary Friedrich, Roy Thomas, Bill Everett, Archie Goodwin: Marvel Masterworks vol. 78: The Incredible Hulk vol. 4, introduction by illustrator Herb Trimpe
Archie Goodwin: Marvel Masterworks vol. 107: The Invincible Iron Man vol. 5, introduction by Dewey Cassell Review
Francis Beaumont: The Knight of the Burning Pestle [The Revels Plays], edited and with an introduction by Sheldon P. Zitner Review
Tom King: The Vision, vol. 1: Little Worse Than a Man
G. Willow Wilson: Ms. Marvel, vol. 7: Damage Per Second Review
Noelle Stevenson, Michael Fiffe, Felipe Smith, Jeremy Whitley, Marguerite Bennett, Katie Cook: Runaways: Battleworld (including Secret Wars: Secret Love)
Charles Fillmore: Christian Healing (RB)
Gene Luen Yang: New Super-Man, vol. 1: Made in China Review
Stan Lee: Marvel Masterworks vol. 96: The Mighty Thor vol. 7, introduction by Arlen Schumer Review
Stan Lee: Marvel Masterworks vol. 64: Captain America vol. 3, introduction by John Morrow
Kate Leth: Patsy Walker, A.K.A. Hellcat!, Volume 3: Careless Whisker(s)
Gabrielle Zevin: Elsewhere Review
Myrtle Fillmore: Myrtle Fillmore’s Healing Letters, compiled by Frances W. Foulks
Gardner Fox: The Triumphant Return of the Spectre [Showcase #60, 61, 64] Review
Franz Kafka: The Trial, translated from the restored text and with an introduction by by Breon Mitchell
Marv Wolfman: The Tomb of Dracula, vol. 2
John Byrne, Marv Wolfman: Superman: The Man of Steel vol. 3, introduction by illustrator Jerry Ordway
Jill Thompson: The Little Endless Storybook
John Stephenson: Battle Beasts Review (RB)
Tom King: The Vision, vol. 2: Little Better Than a Beast
Bobby Curnow: Battle Beasts
Myrtle Fillmore: How to Let God Help You, selected and edited by Warren Meyer
Gerome Ragni, James Rado: Hair: The American Tribal Love-Rock Musical
Richard Morton Jack: Psychedelia: 101 Iconic Underground Rock Albums Review
Mark Andreyko: Fairest:, vol. 4: Of Men and Mice
Brian Heiler: Rack Toys: Cheap, Crazed Playthings
James Goldman: The Lion in Winter
Gary Friedrich, Jim Steranko, Roy Thomas, Archie Goodwin, Ernie Hart, Steve Parkhouse, Jim Starlin: Marvel Maserworks vol. 171: Nick Fury, Agent of S.H.I.E.L.D., vol. 3 (partially RB)
David L. Greene, Dick Martin: The Oz Scrapbook (RB)
Gregg Hurwitz: Foolkiller: White Angels
Kieron Gillen: Wolverine: Origin II
Scott Cunningham: Congo Bill
Yukito Kishiro: Battle Angel Alita – Last Order, Vol. 11: Angel Cake, translated by Lillian Olsen

Books I Did not Finish Before the Year Was Out:

Milton Friedman: Capitalism and Freedom, with Rose D. Friedman
Eric Williams: Capitalism & Slavery, introduction by Colin A. Palmer
Gardner F. Fox: The Justice League of America: The Silver Age, Volume Three (partally RB)
Charles Fillmore: Jesus Christ Heals
Peter B. Gillis: The New Defenders [132-152]
Ann Nocenti: Kid Eternity
Percy Bysshe Shelley: Selected Poems
Mike Friedrich, Len Wein: Crisis on Multiple Earths, vol. 3
Mark Millar: Swamp Thing: Darker Genesis
Joe Kelly: Spider-Man/Deadpool
Dennis Hopeless: Spider-Woman
Jim Trombetta: The Horror! The Horror! Comic Books the Government Didn’t Want You to Read, introduction by R.L. Stine
Bettina Jonic: With and Without Sam, Volume 11: The Whole Bally Lot
Ralph Griffith, Stuart Kerr: Dark Oz
Jeph Loeb: The Witching Hour
Garth Ennis: Where Monsters Dwell
Dan Mishkin, Gary Cohn: Amethyst: Princess of Gemworld, vol. 2
Steve Englehart: Millennium
Paul Jenkins: Hellblazer
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: Firestorm: The Nuclear Man
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.: Marvel Masterworks Volume 85: Atlas Era Strange Tales, Volume 1

Planned upcoming reads:

Douglas Adams: Mostly Harmless
Marv Wolfman: The Tomb of Dracula, vol. 3
Ethel Florence Lindesay Richardson, writing as Henry Handel Richardson: Myself When Young
Laura Redniss: Century Girl: 100 Years in the Life of Doris Eaton Travis, Last Living Star of the Ziegfeld Follies
Neil Gaiman: Fragile Things
Yuri Suhl: They Fought Back: The True Story of the Heroic Jewish Resistance to the Nazi Slaughter
Harold Clurman: The Fervent Years: The Group Theatre and The 30’s [sic], with a new introduction by Stella Adler
Billionaires for Bush: How to Rule the World for Fun and Profit
Craig Kyle, Christopher Yost: New X-Men: Nimrod
Mike Carey: X-Men: Supernovas
Arje Shaw: The Fix
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