A History of Cyberpunk Comics

MANY HISTORIES OF CYBERPUNK emphasize its literary precursors — its borrowings from hard-boiled detective fiction, for example, or the proto-cyberpunk elements in the science fiction of writers such as Alfred Bester, John Brunner, Samuel R. Delany, Philip K. Dick, James Tiptree Jr., and others. In addition to these literary influences, however, comic books also played […] The post A History of Cyberpunk Comics appeared first on Los Angeles Review of Books. Continue reading at 'Los Angeles Review of Books'

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Canada’s Indigenous Comics Artists Redress History

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