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Inksplot by Gahan Wilson Found in Unnatural Creatures by Neil Gaimon

“He had barely done it when he heard Faulks give a small cry of despair. He turned to see the old fellow wringing his hands in abject misery. “I just blinked, sir!” he quavered. “Only blinked!” It had been enough. A fraction of a second unwatched, and the  was gone from the sill. “ The Story of a Uncontrollable Inkblot – An Unnatural Creature Indeed “A spot. Nothing more. Black, as you see, somewhat lopsided, as you …

Give Comics a Chance – Start With Vault Comics

Image courtesy of paste magazine Aleph Null is a lot of things: An orphan, a human guinea pig undergoing medical tests for cash, a bodyhacker, a hardcore future junkie, and a corporate asset. -Test What if dreams broke through into reality? When a dream entity known as a figment emerges from a dreamer’s mind, it’s Daher’s job as an Inspector …

Graphic Novel Review – “Habibi” by Craig Thompson

  “The Sufi saint Rabi’a Al-Adawiyya was seen carrying a firebrand and a jug of water – the firebrand to burn Paradise, the jug of water to drown Hell… So that both veils disappear, and God’s followers worship, not out of hope for reward, nor fear of punishment, but out of love.”― Craig Thompson, Habibi Stats 5 out of 5 stars Hardcover, 672 …

Graphic Novel Review of “Punk Rock Jesus” by Sean Gordon Murphy

Awards IGN Award for Best Comic Mini-Series (2012) #15 on CBH – Best Graphic Novel’s of all Time About From the pubisher, “A reality TV show starring a clone of Jesus Christ causes chaos across the U.S. of the near future in PUNK ROCK JESUS, a new graphic novel written and drawn by Sean Murphy, the acclaimed illustrator of JOE THE …

10 More Feminist Dystopic Books

Recently I posted an article on The Rise of Feminist Dystopic Novels and some examples to check out. I also received a bunch of wonderful suggestions on twitter, and have added them here. Thanks! The Female Man by Joanna Russ It has influenced William Gibson and been listed as one of the ten essential works of science fiction. Most importantly, Joanna …

Down and Out in Space – Vagrant Queen by Magdalene Visaggio and illustrated by Jason Smith

Synopsis Former child queen Elida was driven from her throne at age ten and forced to wander the galaxy, evading the revolutionary forces that wanted her dead. When an old frenemy claims to know the whereabouts of Elida’s long-lost mother, she is forced to return to her former kingdom and stage a rescue. Stats 4 out of 5 stars Paperback …