Daily Archives: September 24, 2011

The Listener — a History in Gray

Sunday at Word on the Street, comic creator David Lester will be giving a presentation, with slides and music, of his graphic novel The Listener, as well as autographing copies. Here’s my impression of the book: ___________ Maus, Persepolis, Louis Riel, the journalism of Joe Sacco… many of the best […]

Golden-Age Superheroes

The Golden Age of superhero comics existed from the end of the 1930s to the beginning of the 1950s, with the bulk of it revolving around World War II. Superheroes have never been as popular since. There was something about the second War to End All Wars that made the […]