Fractured Fables

fractured-fables-cover-hc

This whimsical book rewrites fairy tales and rhymes with quirky, new endings or interesting twists. See Cinderella as a fashion magazine junkie who wants to copy Anne Hathway’s Oscar look for the ball and a Miss Muffet who likes the…

What’s Making Us Happy This Week

paxromana01

Jenny The Japanese puppet-theatre-inspired live-action film Bunraku‘s animated opening sequence looks kewl!  And here’s a trailer for the film, itself.  It’s got an appropriately staged, comicky feel to it (reminds me of Sin City) and some interesting casting.  I hope they put…

Camilla d’Errico’s Burn

5 - Cover

When the powerful mecha known as Sentients turn against their human creators, the result is a horrific battle that consumes city after city. Many lie dead, but a boy named Burn survives: a Sentient called Shoftiel has deemed the body…

The Clockwork Girl

3 - Cover

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

IM

    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…