If you were a dude, your first time would likely be with a graphic novel. Many thanks to Marlo, one of my dearest Twitter pals and a book devourer extraordinaire, for being the first man to contribute to Sleeping with Books. This is what he had to say about his cuddle mate, All-Star Superman, which I read and liked quite a lot in May 2009:
I believe in the Last Son of Krypton. And no story rings more true than the one in All-Star Superman. This comic book, here collected in a gorgeous hardcover edition, saved my life. It taught me that just because something is fiction doesn’t mean it’s a lie.