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Shelf Life: January

Matilda Cackle photobomb!

Sunny, Vol. 1 by Taiyo Matsumoto: Jason warned, ‘get yer hanky ready!’ and oof- there are definitely some heartbreaking moments. ‘Sunny’ is a broken-down car/playhouse in the yard of a Japanese orphanage. 251 more words

Books

Diary of a Mosquito Abatement Man (A Review by Lydia Munnell)

It’s difficult for me to describe my experience of reading John Porcellino’s Diary of a Mosquito Abatement Man because it exemplifies so many of the things I love about comics. 607 more words

Artist: Lydia Munnell

8 Comics for Literature Lovers by Drawn & Quarterly

This month — a special one for lovers of comics, cartoons and graphic novels — marks the release of Drawn and Quarterly: Twenty-Five Years of Contemporary Cartooning, Comics, and Graphic Novels.  1,728 more words

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Brian Lee Klueter: Diary of a Mosquito Abatement Man by John Porcellino

The main thing I was worried about going into this course was my artwork. I don’t think it’s very good. I can’t draw backgrounds with vast detail, or characters with strong facial expressions, or even cars without making them look distorted. 394 more words

Students: What They Think Of Graphic Novels

Lydia Funnel: Diary of a Mosquito Abatement Man by John Porcellino

It’s difficult for me to describe my experience of reading John Porcellino’s Diary of a Mosquito Abatement Man because it exemplifies so many of the things I love about comics. 541 more words

Students: What They Think Of Graphic Novels

Zachary Kocanda: Diary of a Mosquito Abatement Man by John Porcellino

Before I read Diary of a Mosquito Abatement Man, I looked through the book and read from the notes at the back, where Porcellino states that his comic “Hellhole” is includes the “original two-page introduction that kept hidden for many years (out of shame).” I knew I had to read the book based on the truth of that note. 455 more words

Students: What They Think Of Graphic Novels

THIS WEEK FOR ME

Wowza this week has been busy.

Yesterday I was in London, exploring the Georgian-looking Waterstone’s opposite UCL, AND THERE WERE ISSUES OF THE NEW YORKER… 531 more words

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