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Category Archives: Graphic Novel
Calmgrove and I have spent nearly 3 weeks tag-team reviewing Alan Moore’s Watchmen (1986, 1987) via Twitter. No easy task. I think we both chewed metaphorical pencils to shreds as we worked to squeeze our reviews into Twitter’s 140-character message … Continue reading
Krazy & Ignatz: “A Kind, Benevolent and Amiable Brick”, 1919-1921 (2011), George Herriman (ed. Bill Blackbeard), 175 pp.; Krazy & Ignatz: “A Ragout of Raspberries”, 1941-1942 (2011), George Herriman (ed Bill Blackbeard), 119 pp. Here’s a sample of Herriman’s wordplay. Ignatz … Continue reading
Tag-team tweeting review of Watchmen starts today. What ho, Calmgrove? Who’s on first?
Over several days (start and end dates yet to be determined) Calmgrove and I will be “tag-team reviewing” Watchmen on Twitter. The first part of this challenge for me, however, is to figure out how to get the Twitter widget … Continue reading