Category Archives: Graphic Novel

End of Watchmen Tag-team Review

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

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Krazy Kapers in Kokonino

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

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Preview

Tag-team tweeting review of Watchmen starts today. What ho, Calmgrove? Who’s on first?

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Challenge accepted

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

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Fighting off sleep

Hey, here’s a brand new, never before seen anywhere post! Enjoy it while it lasts. The Sandman, Vol 1: Preludes and Nocturnes (1988-1989), Neil Gaiman. When I was in college in the 1970s, I was introduced to the work of … Continue reading

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