The Clockwork Girl

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Wolfboy Romeo, meet clockwork Juliet. I’m sure you’ll get along great. Glibness aside, this is one of the most enjoyable takes on the classic tragedy I’ve ever read – due in part to the clever reworking of some of the…

The Influencing Machine

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    Brook Gladstone, host of NPR’s On the Media, begins her work of graphic nonfiction with the story of psychoanalyst Victor Tausk and his treatise “On the Origin of the ‘Influencing Machine’ in Schizophrenia,” written in 1919 and first…

Roundtable: DC Comics & Superheroines

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The big news in mainstream comics this fall has been the dramatic reboot of the DC Comics universe. With an aggressive marketing push behind it and the stated purpose of the reboot partially being recruiting new readers, anticpation was high.…

Nursery Rhyme Comics

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    This treasury of fifty familiar and not-so-familiar nursery rhymes was illustrated and freshly interpreted by fifty well-known and not-so-well known comic book illustrators (with several familiar illustrators from outside the comic book realm) with copious colour and wild…

Yo Gabba Gabba: Comic Book Time

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The kid’s television show, Yo Gabba Gabba, has a long history with comics. The short stories featured in between skits is often in sequential format, including the reoccurring Super Martian Robot Girl. Yo Gabba Gabba also features varying types of…