It was something I did on Saturday mornings as a way to process my week and start to create a public record for what I was working on. And if I remember well, I enjoyed the movie too. Every time DC gets a chance to show Superman to the non-comics reading audience this strip ran in USA TODAY, remember , they do the same story about how Superman just doesn't belonnnnnnng and he doesn't fit innnnnn and oh noooooo am I really a personnnnnnn? However, reading the book mainly made me feel like an idiot. It's a kitsch-fest of dark-haired beauties from the s through the '50s, but they're not pin-up girls, hot as the female bullfighter on page may be. It seems like a last hurrah as each boy is about to be catapulted into adulthood, but it is truly about the changing nature of friendship and how to move forward and learning to let go of the past.
Boys of Summer
There was limited access to the mediums and you paid for every second you used. At this point all the narrative, tension, and urgency hit a peak. The size, the format, all of that works toward a focus on the art. But I am not a fan of the writing style. A Tree Grows in Brooklyn Paperback. Rich in examples, this is an easy and enjoyable read.
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One thing I disliked about is the way the book is written, by the time I was finally getting it and putting two and two together it would change to another persons perspective. Each one has something to add to a relationship, but I have to say I love Mike. There was a lot of potential in this premise but this book just didn't deliver as well as I had hoped going in. The text has a scientific job to do and you may not be up to the assignment. Their friendship ties and traditions keep them bound together, but this year is different as each young man arrives carrying baggage.
Harper, Mike's on again off again girlfriend, who is constant need of "breathers" dumps him again pretty early on. Sales of feather vs brick books assuming a good launch. Superman does not fly around moping. He's still home recuperating and it's up to Mike and his mom to be the breadwinners for the family, taking care of not only themselves, but his 2 little brothers as well. While the storyline was a standalone, the development of the main characters were definitely a continuation from previous books. It's not terrible, and there is some gorgeous art. There are no discussion topics on this book yet.
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