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September 25, 2017

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Suite Française: Storm in June (Review)

Suite Française: Storm in June Arsenal Pulp Press, 2915 Writers: Irène Némirovsky (novel), Emmanuel Moynot (comic), David Homel (translator) The story behind the story has been told many times, and it is nonetheless well-worth repeating. Two daughters, Denise and Elisabeth Epstein, improbably escaped the Holocaust in World War 2, assisted by a German officer who

Becoming Andy Warhol (Review)

Becoming Andy Warhol Abrams Comicsart, 2016 Writer: Nick Bertozzi To the best of our knowledge, the last time a comic book addressed the art and artistry of American pop art icon Andy Warhol was in a Vertigo Comics’ 2004 experimental project entitled “Vertical”. That stand-alone comic was unconventionally formatted to resemble a series of photographic

Honor and Curse #1 (review)

Honor and Curse #1 (review) Mad Cave Studios, 2016 Writer: Mark London Writing historical fiction can be difficult, and particularly when dealing with a place which has a different language and culture from that of the writer. This title is set in sixteenth century Kyoto. As far as historical accuracy goes, this comic does not

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