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Throwing Rocks: An Interview with John Vercher

JOHN VERCHER’S TAUT, impressive debut crime novel, Three-Fifths, follows Bobby Saraceno — a mixed-race man living a lie. Saraceno has spent his life passing as a white man, raised by his racist maternal grandfather in Pittsburgh. Bobby’s kept his true self hidden from everyone, even his fellow... Continue reading at 'Los Angeles Review of Books'

[ Los Angeles Review of Books | 2020-01-29 13:30:35 UTC ]
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Nancy Drew Is Dead! Don't Worry, the Hardy Boys Are on the Case.

A new comic book series imagines that Nancy has been killed, infuriating some fans of the unstoppable teen detective who made her debut 90 years ago. Continue reading at 'The New York Times'

[ The New York Times | 2020-01-25 19:16:28 UTC ]
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Roxane Gay Revisits ‘Darkness’ as a Graphic Novel

The author’s latest comic book endeavor adapts a short story, “The Sacrifice of Darkness,” from her 2017 collection “Difficult Women.” Continue reading at 'The New York Times'

[ The New York Times | 2020-01-24 18:30:05 UTC ]
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The Boys Return to Their Comic Book Roots

A new story will reveal more about the characters before the Amazon Prime TV superhero series returns this year. Continue reading at 'The New York Times'

[ The New York Times | 2020-01-23 18:30:05 UTC ]
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Do you even love books if you haven’t collected all of these independent bookseller cards?

Canadian independent publisher (and bookstore!) Biblioasis has printed up a limited run of indie bookseller trading cards, featuring heroic comic book portraits of prominent booksellers. Why? Well, for starters, this week is the annual independent booksellers conference in Baltimore, the ABA’s... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-01-21 13:40:31 UTC ]
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Make Coffee, Do Crimes: Mugs Featuring Comic Book Villains

There is no way I can do crimes without making coffee first. Fill up one of these comic book villain mugs to start your morning off right. Or, very wrong. Continue reading at 'Book Riot'

[ Book Riot | 2020-01-13 11:39:29 UTC ]
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Editors’ Picks: Our Favorite Magazine Articles of 2019

Second only to the occasional test kitchen tour, the biggest perk of editing Folio: is the constant reminder that magazines overwhelmingly remain the primary medium for the greatest long-form journalism being produced today. As another year ends, we once again turned to the tastemakers... Continue reading at 'Folio Magazine'

[ Folio Magazine | 2019-12-30 17:04:32 UTC ]
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The World of 'Watchmen' Ended Twice This Week

Two sequels to the classic comic book series came to a conclusion just days apart—one more successfully than the other. Continue reading at 'Wired'

[ Wired | 2019-12-18 18:04:02 UTC ]
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Rise of comic book piracy 'a real problem'

Comic book creators search for ways to combat the rise of illegal digital sharing of their work. Continue reading at 'BBC World'

[ BBC World | 2019-11-29 13:41:32 UTC ]
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A Comic Book Vigilante Turned Zen Buddhist Is the Missing Link Between Watchmen’s Rorschach and Looking Glass

A right-wing hero called the Question inspired Watchmen’s faceless vigilante. But later stories took the character in a very different direction. Continue reading at 'Slate'

[ Slate | 2019-11-22 19:45:46 UTC ]
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Tom Spurgeon, Who Surveyed the Comic Book World, Dies at 50

A reporter, editor and author, he co-wrote a biography of Stan Lee, oversaw a comics festival and started an award-winning website. Continue reading at 'The New York Times'

[ The New York Times | 2019-11-21 22:50:30 UTC ]
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6 Novels Based on Iconic Comic Characters

Whether you're a regular comic reader or a movie fan, these novels based on comic book characters provide more content with your favorites. Continue reading at 'Book Riot'

[ Book Riot | 2019-11-20 11:42:34 UTC ]
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Battling Comic Book Nerd Imposter Syndrome

Do you have to read superhero comic books to be a comic book nerd? A reader grapples with the answer as she looks at sexism in the inudstry. Continue reading at 'Book Riot'

[ Book Riot | 2019-11-12 11:37:43 UTC ]
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The Graphic Novel Versions of Literary Classics Used to Seem Lowbrow. No More.

A new crop of adaptations proves that comic book artists can be complex and effective in tackling other writers’ work. Continue reading at 'The New York Times'

[ The New York Times | 2019-11-12 10:00:08 UTC ]
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Asterix and the New Translated Editions

The French comic book series centered on the clever and brave Gaul warrior will be published in new Americanized versions by Papercutz. Continue reading at 'The New York Times'

[ The New York Times | 2019-11-07 17:02:56 UTC ]
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Journey to the Interactive World of Big City Map

Imagine being able to walk around the world of your favorite comic book series. Big City Map is based on the world of comics book Brotherman. Continue reading at 'Book Riot'

[ Book Riot | 2019-10-23 10:42:14 UTC ]
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Francis Ford Coppola hates on Marvel, calling MCU movies ‘despicable’

The Oscar-winning filmmaker did not hold back when asked for his opinion on comic book movies. Here we go again.Read Full Story Continue reading at 'Fast Company'

[ Fast Company | 2019-10-21 12:25:56 UTC ]
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Netflix is turning the classic comic book 'Bone' into a series

One of the comic book world's best-known series is finally coming to screens. Netflix has secured the rights to Jeff Smith's classic Bone, and intends to create an animated kids' series that covers the Bone cousins' trek through the desert. Smith t... Continue reading at 'Engadget'

[ Engadget | 2019-10-17 00:10:00 UTC ]
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Brands missing from marketing of 'Joker'

It opened against the backdrop of gun assaults across the nation. It’s been criticized for gore and a sympathetic portrait of its homicidal protagonist. And it received an R rating for violence.  All of which could add up to why Warner Bros. has been promoting “Joker” as more of an arthouse... Continue reading at 'Advertising Age'

[ Advertising Age | 2019-10-07 17:33:36 UTC ]
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In promoting edgy 'Joker,' Warner Bros. steers clear of brands

"Joker" dominated U.S. theaters this weekend, bringing in $93.5 million and setting a box office record for October. Warner Bros. Pictures pulled off its record-setting weekend without using many of the marketing tools that come standard with comic book movies.  While other... Continue reading at 'Advertising Age'

[ Advertising Age | 2019-10-07 17:33:36 UTC ]
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