Day: September 4, 2014

Staff Picks: September Comics

Madame Frankenstein #5 Jamie S. Rich, Megan Levens Image Comics We’re reaching the climax of this seven-issue miniseries, a reimagining of the Frankenstein story with a feminine perspective, set in the early 1930s. Levens’ black and white art is gorgeous and lively, and Rich’s story provides an interesting twist on the familiar tale. Nailbiter #5…

Photograph by Ardo Omer. Books. Reading. Thursday Book Beat.

The Thursday Book Beat: Censoring Children’s Books

“Slut”: Should The Word Be In Children’s Books? Roald Dahl’s Revolting Rhymes has been removed from an Australian supermarket chain due to complaints from parents on the inappropriate language used in the 1982 book. The unacceptable word in question is “Slut”. ‘What’s all the racket?’ Cindy cried. ‘Mind your own bizz,’ the Prince replied. Poor Cindy’s heart was…

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