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Thursday, September 17 2009

Comic Re-Imagining

Not all comic book adaptations are created equal, especially not when comparing our own imaginings with what actually happens when books are moved from print to screen.


Monday, August 10 2009

The Best of Simon and Kirby by Jack Kirby

For Joe Simon and Jack Kirby, as with most creators during the boom years of the early '40s, comics were as much about earning a paycheck as they were about creative expression.


Thursday, July 30 2009

Bad Girls Go Everywhere: The Life of Helen Gurly Brown by Jennifer Scanlon

Scanlon effectively argues that Helen Gurley Brown deserves mention in the same breath as Gloria Steinem and Betty Friedan as a pioneering feminist.


Monday, July 20 2009

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.


Sunday, April 12 2009

Wetlands by Charlotte Roche

For all its abundant sexual frankness, the novel’s primary focus is not on the erotic, but on the scatological.


Wednesday, April 1 2009

Lynda Carter: The new Wonder Woman of cabaret


Tuesday, March 31 2009

Blaming Brenda Starr for newspaper woes


Friday, June 27 2008

Comics are leaping from page to screen


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