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Raina Telgemeier offers up an ode to reading, in honor of the National Book Festival

The graphic novelist behind “Smile” and “Sisters” will be a featured author at the festival Saturday. Continue reading at 'The Washington Post'

[ The Washington Post | 2019-08-27 16:19:28 UTC ]
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Graphic novelist ordered to pay nearly $42 million in fiancee's torture murder

A Los Angeles judge has ordered a graphic novelist from a wealthy Canadian family to pay $41.6 million to the family of his slain fiancee, whom he brutally tortured and killed in 2016 just weeks after their daughter was born. Los Angeles County Superior Court Judge Bobbi Tillmon delivered the... Continue reading at 'Los Angeles Times'

[ Los Angeles Times | 2019-03-02 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Graphic novelist sentenced to life in prison for 2016 torture and murder of his fiancee

A graphic novelist who once had a fledgling Hollywood career was sentenced Tuesday to life in prison for the brutal torture killing of his fiancee — a murder prosecutors say took cues from a gory book he worked on years earlier. Blake Leibel, 37, was convicted last week of the 2016 slaying of... Continue reading at 'Los Angeles Times'

[ Los Angeles Times | 2018-06-26 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Akala | 'There is a perception of who reads and who doesn’t that just isn’t accurate'

Award-winning rapper, graphic novelist and entrepreneur Akala has turned his talent to picture books, with new series endorsing a meritocratic message. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2017-06-20 00:00:00 UTC ]
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'There's nothing like it in comics' … how Love and Rockets broke the rules

It’s the groundbreaking comic whose characters have aged along with its readers – and Neil Gaiman is a huge fanAt the turn of the 1980s, if you wanted to read comics, you were pretty much confined to Spider-Man, Superman and their Spandexed stablemates at Marvel and DC. The underground comic... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2016-05-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
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