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THE ISSUE: Theodore Roosevelt and the Rough Riders

THE ISSUE: Theodore Roosevelt and the Rough Riders

Theodore Roosevelt crossed my mind recently, prompted by a conversation with comics historian, former Marvel editor, and world's greatest Roosevelt expert Rick Marschall, which led me to think about the term "Rough Rider" because of course the word seeps into several corners of the dime novel field.  Naturally, for every question about history, there is[...]

Rough Riders: Ride or Die #4 Review &#8211 I Am Alice Man

Rough Riders: Ride or Die #4 Review – I Am Alice Man

Meanwhile, Harry Houdini is in the clutches of death itself in the dead realm, but Jack Johnson pulls a gambit to pull the magician out of the predicament.[caption id="attachment_846678" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Rough Riders: Ride or Die #4 cover by Patrick Olliffe and Gabe Eltaeb[/caption]With Rough Riders: Ride or Die #4, we arrive at the end[...]

Rough Riders Ride or Die #3 Review: Leans into Melodrama and Tropes

Rough Riders Ride or Die #3 Review: Leans into Melodrama and Tropes

[rwp-review-recap id="0"]Lovecraft’s ability to commune with the dead appears to be a truth, and the Rough Riders follow his lead Perplexingly, this crisis also seems to involve Roosevelt’s ancestry  They need to traverse to the realm of the dead; thankfully, this can be accomplished with someone who is on the brink of death[...]

Rough Riders Ride or Die #2 Review: Historical Fiction with Actual H. P. Lovecraft

Rough Riders Ride or Die #2 Review: Historical Fiction with Actual H. P. Lovecraft

[rwp-review-recap id="0"]The Rough Riders are confronted with a series of bizarre and dangerous events Oakley and Edison are attacked by reanimated cadavers Eastman is attacked by an unusually spry maid with a knife, and it’s up to Johnson to save him Meanwhile, Roosevelt and Houdini become more acquainted with H P Lovecraft.[caption id="attachment_821189" align="aligncenter" width="600"][...]