I love when my beautiful desert gets blanketed by some light summer rain, just to wake up to the musical sound of small raindrops, well, it gets me in a good mood.
Although I woke up really early, the effects of little sleep did not affect me, and I started my day reading.
Let us start with the graphic novel front, I finished the first volume of Ta-Nehisi Coates run on Black Panther, highly recommended, by the way, it’s dark and sophisticated, a good jumping off point to more mature stories in the Marvel universe.
As before mention, I had a very early morning, so, it gave time to read another great graphic novel, The Black Road Volume 1 by Brian Wood, of Northlanders and DMZ fame.
This time tackling a story of the conversion of the Nordic tribes into Christianity, all of this looked through the eyes of anti-hero Magnus The Black, with the astonishing art of Garry Brown, this is a must-read for any comic-book geek.
The next graphic novel on my list is the first volume of Gerard Way, yes of My Chemical Romance, run on The Doom Patrol, if I take for example his work on The Umbrella Academy, well, I expect a trippy and extremely well-written story.
On the book front, I am still working on The Two Swords, the last of The Hunter’s Blade Trilogy, currently, on page 163 of 376, the good news is that my pace has increased exponentially, so I think the book will be done this weekend.
On total pages news, I am glad to inform that the new total is 16,629 pages, surpassing the sum of (Y-8) and just 569 pages to tie the total for (Y-9).
I remind you that my last day of this year of reading is October 13, so everything looks in good shape.
Well, back to enjoying the rain, my steaming cup of coffee and of course my books.