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    Emily Lauer

    In addition to being a contributor to the site, Emily Lauer is the Pubwatch Editor for WWAC. She teaches writing and literature at Suffolk County Community College where she studies comics, kids' books, adaptations and visual culture. She lives in Manhattan with her husband, daughter and dog.

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  • Tips for Reading Comics Aloud

    Tips for Reading Comics Aloud0

    My home is filled with comics, graphic novels, and books about comics and graphic novels. My kid has thus been surrounded by comics her whole life, though it was only last year, when she was three, that I started reading them aloud to her. Though comics are often referred to as “kids’ stuff,” they can

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  • The Cultural Anthropology of Sarah Rees Brennan’s In Other Lands

    The Cultural Anthropology of Sarah Rees Brennan’s In Other Lands0

    Sarah Rees Brennan’s 2017 book In Other Lands is a finalist for the World Science Fiction Society’s Award for “Best Young Adult Book,” which will be awarded during the Hugos Awards ceremony at WorldCon. And it is a finalist for the “Young Adult Book” Locus Award as well! I read the book the moment it

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  • A Contract with God: Curator’s Collection Venerates its Maker

    A Contract with God: Curator’s Collection Venerates its Maker0

    A Contract with God and Other Tenement Stories: Curator’s Collection Will Eisner John Lind (editing and design) Kitchen Sink Books, an imprint of Dark Horse Comics May 30, 2018 A Contract with God and Other Tenement Stories: Curator’s Collection offers two volumes, showcasing Will Eisner’s celebrated artistry. The first volume gathers his sketches and pencil

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  • Halo Jones is a Colorized Classic

    Halo Jones is a Colorized Classic0

    The Ballad of Halo Jones Volume 1 Alan Moore (writer), Ian Gibson (artist), Barbara Nosenzo (colorist) 2000 AD May 15, 2018 The Ballad of Halo Jones was originally planned to be a nine book series, according to the 2001 afterword by Ian Gibson. I can only imagine how incredible that would be, since as it

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