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Les Forceurs de Blocus
Les Forceurs de Blocus

ElFrenetico, January 14, 2010

Each short is so perfectly constructed, and dovetails neatly into the next. The result is a cathartic story arc I wished would never end. Which it sort of didn't. Superman Stories II was a difficult exercise in blending superhero lore with religious and existential puzzles. But by the end of both volumes, a groundwork and contagious style were solidly in place. Mark's spare, efficient prose rockets to the point as all good humor writing should. And the cover is deco/depression-propaganda perfection to boot. Best mini-novella ever.
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Help! A Bear Is Eating Me! by Mykle Hansen
Help! A Bear Is Eating Me!

ElFrenetico, December 18, 2008

Based on Mr. Hansen's amazing book trailer, viewable here:, I have a greater sense of pathos and grasp the tone of the comi-tragedy which are bear-human confrontations in the wild. A fine read. Thirteen chapters muttered by an awful man being slowly devoured feetfirst by a fairly nice bear. Brilliant!
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