(Y-11) A new week is blossoming.

Another week of reading is on it’s way, and I’ll keep on flexing my reading muscles.

This is part of daily regime to get ready for the next readathon.

As all weeks, I have the goals of 2,400 pages and 24 hours

I’ll keep on pounding on Fire & Blood, currently on page 396, and close out the day with The Dark Phoenix Saga.

I’m at issue number 5.

Off to read.

azr

(Y-11) Old School Monday…Swamp Thing (1972-1976) #1

One of my favorite characters in all of comic books is Swamp Thing, he is up there with Hellboy and Morpheus.

But this comes as no surprise, it was created by a team of true comic book legends.

On writing there was Len Wein , not only did he co-created this amazing character, he also co-created Wolverine and served as editor of one of the most important comic books in history, Alan Moore and Dave Gibbons Watchmen.

And what to say about Bernie Wrightson, he illustrated some of the best horror comic books if all time, including a version of Frankenstein.

Below you can see the first time Dr. Alec Holland appears in all his swampy glory.

This first issue basically tells the tragic origin story of our anti-hero, and sets the mood for one of the best comic books ever created, not only in the original run, but also afterward, in the stories by Alan Moore.

The great news us that you can read this first issue for free on Comixology.

I suggest you do so, it would not disappoint.

Now off to read some more.

azr.

(Y-11) last reading session of the week

As I enter the final stretch of this week reading my mind us focused on flexing and getting ready my reading muscles for the July readathon of 24in48.

It is an amazing experience, and hopefully this time around I will finish the 24 hours.

I encourage you to sign up in their official website and join in the fun.

So, to finish off this week, I’ll try to make some headway on The Dark Phoenix Saga.

I’ll update my numbers tomorrow for this week of reading, my total for this year, and a new entry of old school Monday.

Now off to reading, maybe I’ll throw in some time to start a new jigsaw puzzle a got for father’s day, because I have already finished with the Star Wars one I got for my birthday.

I’ll see how this plays out.

azr

(Y-11) tonight’s repertoire

This evening’s reading will consist again of some first issues of series, that, as explained before, I purchased or got for free at Comixology.

This is in order to determined if I’m interested in continuing reading or just leave it at the first issue.

Two series are from Image Comics and one from Boom Studios, all with really good reviews and amazing creative teams behind them.

Let’s see how this one are.

Off to reading.

azr

(Y-11) keeps on growing

I would only like to take ths time to thank everyone who follows and likes this blog, the past few months has been a roller coaster, and fortunately it only has helped this project blossom.

Thank you for helping getting us to 200 likes.

Now back to relaxing with a cup of coffee and a Star Wars jigsaw puzzle.

azr

(Y-11) Litsy profile

I am working on updating my litsy profile.

I open my account last year and totally forgot about, and it has been really fun.

I’ll use to post quick notes and photos as my reading progress.

Now back to reading.

azr

(Y-11) the weekend is here.

To say that I have fallen behind my reading is will be an understatement.

I have like 600 total pages, and more than 17 hours left on the clock.

The good news is that I have the whole weekend ahead of me.

And with some incentives to push along, in the form of chocolate and puzzles, I have great hope that I’ll get pass my goal.

I’ll read some of the Dark Phoenix Saga and get started with my new puzzle.

Off to read.

azr

(Y-11) next on the plate

I keep on reading, not as much as I would like, but I’ll get there.

Yesterday, I read the two first issues of the Top Cow Universe crossover event Artifacts, and yes it convinced me to keep on read it.

Next on my plate there are a couple of number one issues, than as Artifacts, I will read and decide if I am interested to keep on reading them.

First up is Necromancer, a six issues mini series by Top Cow comics.

And to close out the night, The Secret History, published by Archaia and it expands over 20 issues.

Let’s see how this go.

Off to reading.

azr

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