Tag: Mickey Spillane

A Cluster of All-Purpose Book News: February 20, 2019

Quote of the Post: “Comics will break your heart.” – Jack Kirby Faith Erin Hicks’ debut YA novel “Comics Will Break Your Heart” pulls the covers back on the comic book world; fittingly its title is a quote by Jack Kirby, whose heart was probably broken by comics a thousand times. I’m not sure what’s…

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Mickey Spillane’s guys and dolls

The first time I remember seeing the name ?Mickey Spillane? was in TV Guide, which had a full-page ad proclaiming ?Stacey Keach in Mickey Spillane?s ?Mike Hammer!?? These were too many names for me, and where was Stacey Keach? All I saw was some guy. It took awhile for it to dawn on me that…

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