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I Wanna be Literated! #132
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League of Extraordinary Gentlemen: Nemo Trilogy Hardcover Slipcase by Alan Moore & Kevin O’Neill Who would have ever thought that Alan Moore would have a consistent series he would be putting out for fifteen years, and who would have thought that it would be about the League of Extraordinary Gentlemen? More or less, at least. The Nemo trilogy is a spin-off of sorts, but just as smart and witty as we would expect from Moore. Centered around Janni, who is...

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Wednesday, 12 October 2016
I Wanna be Literated! #125
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Harrow County, Vol. 1: Countless Haints by Cullen Bunn & Tyler Crook I knew from reading Cullen Bunn’s book The Sixth Gun that the man knows how to put a story together. Harrow County is no different. And just like the Sixth Gun, this book knows how to play to the horror crowd and take it up a couple notches. Harrow County is full of things a horror fanatic is looking for. Old-timey backwoods setting? Check. Ghosts? Check. Witches? Check....

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Thursday, 08 September 2016
I Wanna be Literated! #124
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March: Book Two by John Lewis, Andrew Aydin, & Nate Powell The March series is one of those books that shows how comics are an art form to be taken seriously. I’m happy to see also that it’s getting the attention it deserves, hopefully because it’s got the story of John Lewis being driven by the stellar artwork of Nate Powell. Now if we could only start saying the word “comic” more and not desperately cling to “graphic novel.” Anyway…...

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Wednesday, 07 September 2016
I Wanna be Literated! #123
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The Story of My Tits by Jennifer Hayden It’s hard to pinpoint what exactly makes Jennifer Hayden’s book The Story of my Tits so beautiful. Perhaps it’s the art itself which is childlike and charming, perhaps it’s the fact that she managed to fit so much story into this book, or perhaps it’s the fact that Hayden here expertly delivers a personal and relatable story arching her entire life (so far). Perhaps it’s all of these things. The Story of...

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Thursday, 01 September 2016