‘Fans of Joe Sacco take note’ – Fatherland by Nina Bunjevac

Although this is primarily the story of Bunjevac’s father (it is his picture which graces the front of the book), the story opens with Bunjevac and her mother (a somewhat eccentric lady) and reads like a doffing of the hat both to Art Spiegelman’s Maus (which I’m sure Bunjevac will be familiar with) and also Joff Winterhart’s Days of the Bagnold Summer (which she may not be familiar with).

Posted at 9:16 am on August 29, 2014 | 1 comment | Filed Under: Review | Continue reading

“You think this is just a comic book, but it’s bait” – The Pull List (Issue 11)

‘Way back in 2009 Grant Morrison said in an interview, “I’m in the early stages of putting together material for a Multiverse series but I want to spend a lot of time getting it exactly right, so there are currently no deadlines and I don’t anticipate any of this coming out until 2010′ – Daniel Carpenter brings us the latest Pull List!

Posted at 7:44 pm on August 28, 2014 | Leave a comment | Filed Under: Review | Continue reading

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