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The Wake and the True Power of Comic Books

My love of superhero stories has been well-documented, so it probably shouldn’t be surprising to any of you that I am also a big fan of comic books as an art form. 1,005 more words


"The Deorc Holts of Angland": Paul Kingsnorth's "The Wake"

In the first week of my undergraduate Old English, our German-born lecturer tested our facility with the language. Presenting us – I think – with the text of Ælfric’s… 1,584 more words


The Secret Histories of Scott Snyder | The Comical Librarian

The Secret Histories of Scott Snyder | The Comical Librarian.

A great round up of Professor Snyder’s work (well, that’s how I think of him because he was one of the Professors in my MFA program).   49 more words

Comic Book Talk

Review - 'The Wake'

There aren’t currently a huge amount of horror comics on the shelves, and far less about sea monsters (modern audiences seem to have trouble taking anything that comes from the depths of the ocean seriously – just ask… 910 more words


Man Booker prize 2014: a judge speaks up for the longlist - The Guardian, 9/8/2014

See also ManBooker longlist.

Our choices this year are marked by great ambition and they will continue to draw readers for much longer than the next 12 months, … 498 more words

In the wake of The Wake

*Warning: Contains spoilers*

There is an elephant in the proverbial Twitterverse room. It is shaped like a mermaid but it’s humanoid side has jaws and poison sac eyes. 2,170 more words

Comic Review

The Wake! Low! Sharks!, or, The Other Space

Another note to the reader: my ASUS laptop, now confirmed to be less than a year old, is still crashed. So I’m still literally phoning it in, and I still don’t want to text a whole post so, still this:

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