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Random Musings: Graphic novel reviews, Laika and The Arrival

On November 3, 1957, the Soviet Union launched Sputnik 2 into orbit with a single passenger on board— a small dog called Laika. She was the first living creature to venture into space. 708 more words

Homework for Thurs 8/10

Dear all,

Please make sure you complete the diary entry for next Thursday.  If you’re not sure what to do, please find guidance on the key points below. 93 more words


Close to the Wind by Jon Walter

Watching images of humans piling up on the borders and shores of Calais, Hungary and Greece these past few months I’ve struggled to communicate to my children the scale of the situation faced by these refugees. 829 more words

New Books

Lets Play Slender: The Arrival - Xbox One

Watch James and his Lets Play of Slender: The Arrival on Xbox One! How long could you survive?

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Comics Analysis: "The Arrival" and "Asterios Polyp"

The Other
Yasemin Çelebi, 11th May 2015
(Essay assigned by Mehmet Emin Adanalı during his class FA 490: Advanced Graphic Novels, Boğaziçi University)

Question: Discuss the comics. 1,522 more words

3rd Year Essay

'The Arrival' by Shaun Tan- A Silent Graphic Novel

‘The Arrival’ is the story of migration, a story of loss and a search for belonging. Through a wordless graphic novel Shaun Tan allows this story of losing and searching to finds its voice not in articulation but in silence. 468 more words


The Arrival by Shaun Tan

Graphic novels are often an underrated artistic medium. Mere comic books given a fancy name to sound more serious, naysayers might say. Super hero pulp blended with a saccharine, undeveloped imagination. 454 more words