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Kindred, Octavia Butler, Damian Duffy, John Jennings, Abrams ComicArts The late Octavia Butler has, for me, been one of our most fascinating science fiction writers – the first SF author to win a coveted MacArthur...

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Scotland Yardie, Bobby Joseph, Joseph Samuels, Knockabout Concise, spoiler-free review: insanely funny with a nice line in social commentary and multiple cultural references throughout. On and insanely funny. Yes, I know I said that already,...

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Reviews: Dreaming Eagles #1

January 7, 2016 | 1 Comments

Dreaming Eagles #1, Garth Ennis, Simon Coleby Aftershock Comics It’s 1966, and Reggie, a middle-aged African-American man stands outside his business as dusk falls, staring up into the sky – longingly? Nostalgically? – at the...

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News, Views and Oddities #17

July 4, 2013 | 0 Comments

News, Views and Oddities, where we link to various bits and bobs which have grabbed our attention, encompassing comics, books, illustration, design and film. Clicking fingers at the ready. Disa Wallander has a new free...

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News, Views and Oddities #8

December 6, 2012 | 0 Comments

News, Views and Oddities, where we link to various bits and bobs which have grabbed our attention, encompassing comics, books, illustration, design and film. Clicking fingers at the ready.            ...

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Ethnicity in 20th Century American Comics

October 12, 2010 | 0 Comments

Panel Borders alerts us to a talk by the Victoria & Albert’s comics expert Ian Rakoff; Ian will be looking into representations of race and gender in early 20th century American comics with  a talk...

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