Astrid Lindgren’s Pippi, vols. 2-3

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Pippi Longstocking is the world’s strongest girl.  She lives alone (except for her monkey Mr. Nilsson and horse, Horse) while she waits for her pirate papa to be done sailing the seven seas. She is quite content to live alone, doing…

The Bicycle

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Singapore is a small island nation where many Asian cultures converge, coalesce, and sometimes conflict, and it has taken many twists and turns to become what it is today. The Bicycle is an excellent snapshot of one moment in its complex cultural…

The Fade Out

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Hollywood, California, 1948. Fade in on professional screenwriter and semi-professional drunkard Charlie Parrish as he slowly wakes up after a wild night on the town. Charlie finds himself in a hotel bathtub, unable to remember anything about the night before—Charlie…

Girl In Dior

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Girl In Dior is a dreamy book—a frothy, flighty confection full to the brim with evening dresses and post-war Parisian vignettes. It doesn’t amount to much story-wise, but that is by no means the point. It achieves its goal: to…

Jupiter’s Legacy, vol. 1

Jupiter's Legacy

Tales of superheroes and their impact on fictional worlds have become common in the comics landscape since the revelation of Watchmen and the works derived from the familiar pairing of great powers and the “real” world. While the universes of…

Kurt Cobain: When I Was an Alien

Kurt Cobain: When I Was an Alien

There are few roads more well-worn than the music biography: the formation of the band, their rise to fame, and an inevitable descent into drugs and debauchery, possibly ending with an early death or dissolution. The story of Kurt Cobain and…