Tag: comic books

Reading into Dreams: The Annotated Sandman

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The flip side of an annotation is that the focus is taken off the art and put on to the process and the surrounding ephemera. Seeing some of how the sausage is made, as it were. In some cases it informs wonderfully; at other times it’s akin to academic droning.

Ed Piskor Talks Comics

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Ed Piskor’s recently finished the online version of his 400+ page graphic novel, Wizzywig, which will soon be given the collected treatment by Top Shelf. Wizzywig is the story of Kevin Phenicle, aka “Boingthump,” a phone phreaker/hacker during the early days of high-tech computing who is sort of a pastiche of several real-life individuals.

Elfworld Anthology Casts a Bit of a Spell

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One of the benefits of supporting independent publishing is you can’t help but feel closer to the creator and the creative process. This is only partially encapsulated by the nice hand-written thank you note I received from François Vigneault with purchase of his new “Elf World” anthology series.