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Comics 101, #007: Saga: Volume One

Comics 101, #007: Saga: Volume One

Let’s get one thing out of the way: the cover of the first volume of Saga depicts a man and a woman, presumably lovers of different species, and while they are both depicted as standing strong and fierce with their [...]

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REVIEW: The Returned by Jason Mott

REVIEW: The Returned by Jason Mott

They’re not zombies, because they don’t eat brains. They’re not ghosts, because they’re corporeal and (for the most part) have the same normal bodily functions all humans share. They’re simply the dead come back to life – or, as they’re [...]

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Comics 101, #005: Cursed Pirate Girl

Comics 101, #005: Cursed Pirate Girl

When my copy of Cursed Pirate Girl arrived, I knew I was in for a different type of graphic novel. I didn’t even have to open the cover – the jagged page edges, textured light blue cover, and detailed cover [...]

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REVIEW: The Accursed by Joyce Carol Oates

REVIEW: The Accursed by Joyce Carol Oates

At first glance, you might think that Joyce Carol Oates’ new novel The Accursed is, at 667 pages, a daunting tome – and you’d be right. Full to bursting with plot and political/cultural/social subtext, The Accursed is hardly an easy [...]

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