Monday, October 5, 2009

My birthday loot

3 books:
The Evil in Pemberley House by Philip José Farmer and Win Scott Eckert
And the Hippos were Boiled in Their Tanks by William S. Burroughs and Jack Kerouac
The Adventures of Conan Doyle: A Biography by Russell Miller

$45 in cash, spent at Chicago Comics on the following:
The All-New Official Handbook of the Marvel Universe A-Z Hardcover Vol. 10
The Marvel Mystery Handbook 70th Anniversary Special
The Shadow Annual #1 (back issue; discovered it was a lead in to a six-parter only after I bought it, sadly)
Men of Mystery #76
Astro City: Astra Special #1

and finally 2 gift cards totaling $70, which was spent on:
Beyond the Valley of the Dolls, directed by the brilliant Russ Meyer
Strange Relations, also by Phil Farmer
10,000 Ways to Die: A Director's Take on the Spaghetti Western by THE Alex Cox
To Battle Beyond by C.J. Henderson

Everything else concerning my b-day went pretty well, too.