Tag Archives: History

Review of “The Adventures of Mr. Obadiah Oldbuck” by Rodolphe Töpffer

  Töpffer, R., & Crayon, T. (2014). The adventures of Mr. Obadiah Oldbuck: Done with drawings by Timothy Crayon, gypsographer, 188 comic etchings on antimony. Place of publication not identified: Leopold Editions. Awards #1 in 1001 Comics to Read Before You Die Mr. Oldbuck is in love. He seeks to conquer his passion in study Book Summary The plot is the …

ARC of The Bridge: How the Roeblings Connected Brooklyn to New York by Peter J. Tomasi, Sara DuVall (Illustrations)

I received this as an advanced copy from Netgalley.com for an honest review. There are countless stories rich in history interlaced in the concrete, wire, and foundations of human civilization;  whether it be a tower in Pisa or a bridge that spans the waters between New York City and Brooklyn; every brick, trestle, and pylon could tell a story.  It …