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Classic Sci-Fi Story About Race And Gender In The South Gets An Update

Way before the Hugo Awards were hijacked by the so-called Sad Puppies ― a group of mostly white men aiming to return to what they think of as the good ol’ days of science fiction ― there were women and writers of color using the genre to tell stories that deviated from the happy-go-lucky norm. 132 more words

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Octavia E. Butler's Kindred by Damian Duffy and John Jennings

Kindred, Octavia Butler’s literary science-fiction masterpiece first published in 1979, tells the story of Dana, a young black woman who is suddenly and mysteriously transported from her home in 1970’s California to the antebellum South. 576 more words

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Graphic Novel Review: Kindred

Kindred: A Graphic Novel
by Octavia E. Butler, John Jennings
and Damian Duffy
Rating: ★★★

More than 35 years after its release, Kindred continues to draw in new readers with its deep exploration of the violence and loss of humanity caused by slavery in the United States, and its complex and lasting impact on the present day. 619 more words

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Review: Kindred by Octavia E. Butler (writer), Damian Duffy (adaption) and John Jennings (illustrations)

Published by: Abrams ComicArts
ISBN: 141970947X
ISBN 13: 9781419709470
Published: January 2017
Pages: 240
Format reviewed: eVersion from NetGalley
Goodreads: Book Page
Stars: Three out of Five… 359 more words

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{Book Attraction} Kindred: A Graphic Novel Adaptation by:Octavia E. Butler, John Jennings, Damian Duffy

Octavia E. Butler’s bestselling literary science-fiction masterpiece, Kindred, now in graphic novel format.

More than 35 years after its release, Kindred continues to draw in new readers with its deep exploration of the violence and loss of humanity caused by slavery in the United States, and its complex and lasting impact on the present day. 228 more words

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