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Tomorrow Belongs to Her: The Art That Rose Against Thatcher
2 Jun 2013 // 5:15 PM
Margaret Thatcher is dead, yet her influence is stronger than ever. What lessons can be drawn from the cultural response to Thatcherism, and can they be applied again?
The Comics Writer and the Fall of the Superpowers
14 Sep 2011 // 4:00 PM
We often think of comic books as the height of escapism, but recent events point to an industry in a death spiral, due in no small part to how badly it mistreats the writers on which it depends.
League of Extraordinary Gentlemen: Century - 1910
7 Sep 2009 // 10:05 PM
Set in the past during the events of Brecht’s most well-known musical, it’s interesting to note that the latest League book is really about the modern world and the evolution of terrorism from Jack the Ripper to Osama bin Laden to the Antichrist himself.
Saga of the Swamp Thing: Book One by Alan Moore
30 Mar 2009 // 4:00 PM
The Swamp Thing moons over his lost humanity and the tragic quality of his love with a zestfully (and sometimes too obviously) literary spirit.
The Hero Takes a Fall: Watchmen (1986)
9 Feb 2009 // 3:00 PM
It's Watchmen week here at Short Ends and Leader. Yesterday we debuted the controversial TV channel from New Frontiersman Magazine. Today, we tackle the book that started it all - Alan Moore's amazing graphic novel masterpiece. Tomorrow we will look into the career of Zack Synder, wrapping up our coverage with a discussion of the casting and the creative challenges faced by the film. Enjoy!