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Canon Fodder-Friday: Nonfiction

For my final foray into considering the educational canon, I’d like to include nonfiction. Many speeches, letters and treatises have had a profound effect on the modern world as it relates to politics, economics, sciences, philosophy, the penal code, and human rights among other things. 272 more words

Graphic Novel

Three Men in a Boat – Nidhi Verma

This is a curious work indeed, being an adaptation of a nineteenth century English novel by an Indian publisher into an illustrated story for children. It does retain the spirit of the original book quite well and is a charming read but it is hard to capture the existential musings of the Victorian gentleman in anything but a novel. 116 more words

Graphic Novel

Reconsidering the direction of this blog.

As regards the purpose of this blog — with hesitance, I’ve concluded that for now, it seems best to keep this blog to a personal level, and continue to record my progress in art classes.  359 more words


Comic Review: Marvels

Donny reviews a bunch of paintings put into comic book form.

Kurt Busiek & Alex Ross (story and art)
Alex Ross (art) 2,134 more words

Comic Books: Reviews And History

New D.N.A. Character Design: "Hestia"

Oh. My. Goodness.

I just received this completed character design from one of my brilliant artists, the lovely Aerelis. The character design is for Hestia, a very emotional fairy who can be filled with fiery passion one moment, ice cold the next–as reflected in her magical powers of fire and ice. 39 more words

Author Stuff

Paying for It by Chester Brown (***)

A graphic memoir about the author’s experiences as a client of prostitutes.  The comic is filled with many real, honest-sounding internal monologues.  There is a high amount of text and dialogue in many panels and there are a lot of panels crammed into most pages, making the images quite small.  107 more words

Graphic Novel

In Search of Lost Dragons by Elian Black'Mor and Carine M

Original Title: In Search of Lost Dragons

Year Published: 2014

Published by: Dynamite Entertainment

Number of Pages: 224

First Sentence: I’ve just arrived at a small Inn in the heart of Armorica. 232 more words

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