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The Beatles In Comics

October 10, 2020

NBM Graphic Novels 2018 The route to the Toppermost of the Poppermost mapped out in pictorial way and sketched out in alluring detail. After “Yellow Submarine” and an animated series, let alone the plethora of images anthologized by Alan Aldridge, … Continue reading

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Bob Marley In Comics

March 3, 2020

NBM Graphic Novels 2019 Multifaceted portrait of reggae’s paragon – painted vividly to be etched deep in reader’s memory. Bob Marley’s life was illustrious and colorful – there were many more colors to it than red, gold and green – … Continue reading

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Alan Paul and Andy Aledort: Texas Flood – The Inside Story of Stevie Ray Vaughan

October 13, 2019

St. Martin’s Press 2019 Demystification of the saint reveals a vulnerable soul behind the blues blast and three-letter acronym. This may seem unjust yet, while Stevie’s tragic fate helped perpetuate his legend, in the space between it and his music, … Continue reading

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Jacob Holm-Lupo: Blue Oyster Cult – Every Album, Every Song

July 6, 2019

Sonicbond 2019 Meticulous scrutiny of the thinking man’s heavy metal – flawed but enticing. Despite their five-decade-long presence at the crossroads of heavy metal and prog – having emerged there before these two genres got fully defined – BÖC remain … Continue reading

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G.D. Praetorius: Babysitting A Band On The Rocks

July 13, 2018

G.D. Praetorius 2017 Behind the scenes “fanoir” of production manager who helped stars be on a roll. Punters who pack concert halls to see their favorite artist may encounter an occasional thought of how much work goes into it, yet … Continue reading

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