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Justice for all

Fourth Age of Comics is an excellent blog site that examines modern comic book storytelling with a particular focus on the types of issues superheroes can effectively be used to address. The site extensively examines Grant Morrison’s coverage of animal … Continue reading

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Best in show

As promised in a previous post, here is my review of my prized purchase at this year’s Small Press Expo, Duncan the Wonder Dog. It is almost impossible to describe Duncan the Wonder Dog. This ambitious, nearly 400-page work by … Continue reading

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The power of the small press

Last weekend I attended the only comic book convention I go to every year, the Small Press Expo in North Bethesda, Md. It proclaims itself (and deservingly so) “North America’s Premiere Independent Cartooning and Comic Arts Festival.” Although I spend … Continue reading

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Save your kin

The 2007 graphic novel First in Space, by James Vining, tells the story of NASA’s early program to send live primates into space to pave the way for human astronauts. Specifically, it’s about Ham, a chimpanzee captured in Cameroon shortly after … Continue reading

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