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Tangent, “Girlfrenzy” & other back issue reviews

I ordered myself some comic books on Labor Day, and two weeks later they finally arrived. None of the delay had to do with the postal service; I selected USPS shipping but Mile High Comics shipped my order FedEx anyway, after taking about 12 days to ship it at all. That said, despite the fact that the turnaround time seemed to approach that of mail order from the same retailer back in the days of catalogs (and MHC’s web site appears unchanged from the last time I purchased online from them years ago), I was satisfied overall. Good selection and fair prices count for much, whereas speed seems odd to worry about when I’m ordering books which in many cases are more than 20 years old.

Anyway, despite most of these books being big publisher products with prominent names, some certainly are approaching that category of “old and/or obscure comics” now. Let’s see how I made out for my $40.

“UEGO, take me back to 1998.” (No, seriously, please, take me back to 1998, I’m ready to go no need for my luggage pleeeeease.)

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San Francisco Book Review loves Cotton’s Library

The good people at San Francisco Book Review have examined Cotton’s Library… and awarded it five stars out of five.

From the very, very generous review by Gretchen Wagner: “This is an excellent book, a wonderful, intelligent, and engrossing read. Cotton’s Library is a long-overdue tribute to a seminal, and priceless, collection.”

I’m nearly speechless. Thank you, so much, Ms. Wagner and SFBR.