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[Free eBook] Outside the Box: Interviews with Contemporary Cartoonists by Hillary L. Chute [Sequential Arts]

Outside the Box: Interviews with Contemporary Cartoonists by Hillary L. Chute, an associate professor of English at the University of Chicago, is is a collection of her in-depth interviews with prominent comic book and graphic novel artists, free for a limited time courtesy of the University of Chicago Press. 390 more words


fun home review

This is actually a re-read I’m doing for university, but I read it so many years ago that I thought a brief review was in order. 402 more words


Alison Bechdel Just Drew a New "Dykes to Watch Out For" Cartoon For the First Time in Eight Years

“I had to draw a Dykes to Watch Out For strip,” Alison Bechdel tweeted late this morning, along with a link to the first new instalment of her long-running syndicated cartoon since the end of the Bush administration in 2008. 268 more words


"Fun Home" at the Fox Is a Profound Portrait

Fun Home
Music by Jeanine Tesori, Book and Lyrics by Lisa Kron
Based on the Graphic Novel by Alison Bechdel
Directed by Sam Gold
The Fox Theatre… 948 more words

St Louis Theatre

A Waddle or a Rookery of Penguins (Books that is)

Definition:   A group of penguins in the water is called a ‘raft’ – a group of penguins on land is called a waddle. Other collective nouns for penguins include: rookery, colony, and huddle. 512 more words

Nonfiction, Graphic Novel, and Memoir, all Rolled Into One

One of my goals is to read more nonfiction, and it just so happens that I am reading some nonfiction right now. Or wait, is a graphic novel memoir classified as nonfiction? 794 more words

Comic Review: Fun Home

This semester my school offered a Young Adult Literature class. And I had the joy of making it into the course with one of my favorite teachers and several of my good friends. 453 more words