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‘Walt Before Skeezix’ Captures a Slice of American Life just After World War I

'Walt Before Skeezix' offers an in-depth look at the early days of 'Gasoline Alley' in a beautifully-presented volume.

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‘Picture This’: How to (Do) Art

With yellow legal paper, old magazines and whatever other materials are handy, Lynda Barry paints and draws and glues as she shows the reader “how to art”.

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12 Aug 2009 // 10:00 PM

Prayer Requested

Despite its aesthetic slickness and original subject matter, Prayer Requested comes of feeling a little uninspired and flat.

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Moomin Book Four by Tove Jansson

All in all, if you have a high tolerance for whimsy you could do worse than to spend a few hours in Moominvalley.

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18 Jun 2009 // 3:00 AM

The Bun Field

The world of The Bun Field is one in which the reader is forced into the child-like state of both unbridled imagination, coupled with uncertainty, and a certain inability to quite fathom what is happening around oneself.

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And so, on to looking at what's worth reading, graphic novel-speaking, before fall comes calling.

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