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mayhap

I read compulsively, eclectically and fannishly.

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Quand un roi perd la France (Les rois maudits, #7)
Maurice Druon
Antigones
George Steiner
The Captive & The Fugitive
Marcel Proust, C.K. Scott Moncrieff, Terence Kilmartin, D.J. Enright
Superman, Vol. 5: President Lex - Jeph Loeb, J.M. DeMatteis, Joe Kelly, Greg Rucka, Mark Schultz, Karl Kesel, Ed McGuinness, Duncan Rouleau, Paco Medina, Doug Mahnke, Dale Eaglesham, Carlo Barberi, Tony Harris, Matthew Clark, Dwayne Turner, Mike S. Miller, Todd Nauck, Mike Wieringo, Paul Pelletier, Humberto If I had to summarize this story arc in a single word, that word would be: lolwhat.

Definitely whenever you are doing a serious story like an AU of the 2000 presidential election, you should be sure to include an interlude where Superman's Pal Jimmy Olsen (things have been published under that title this century? Seriously?) is plagued by Bizarro Superman #1 (how many of them are there, FFS?). That is totally tonally appropriate and not at all WTF.

Every artist who contributed to this arc has their own completely bizarre and off-the-wall way of drawing faces, although of course none of them can hold a candle to the horrors perpetuated by Rob Liefeld under the names Superman and Aquaman.

Superman isn't very good at Christmas shopping, BTW.