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    Manifest Destiny Chris Dingess, Matthew Roberts, Owen Gieni, and Pat Brousseau Image Comics Until reading this, I never gave Lewis and Clark much thought. There was that IMAX movie about their expedition a few years ago but it seemed like the whole thing was pretty dry. Just two guys walking slowly across the country with a

  • The New Wonder Woman and Greek Mythology

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    Wonder Woman’s current run is rich with greek mythology. Before, Diana was born from clay and her mother Hippolyta’s desire to have a daughter. In 2011, though, DC Comics revamped its entire universe, that now is called the New 52. In this new take on the character by writer Brian Azzarello and artist Cliff Chiang,

  • TOONBooks: Interview with Francoise Mouly

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    For an excellent introduction to graphic novels, or heck, reading at all, TOON Books has you covered. TOON Books was founded by Françoise Mouly as an alternative to Easy Readers. For the uninitiated, Easy Readers are beginner level books that break dialogue and storyline down to the equivalent of caveman grunts. Think “see Spot run.

  • FCBD Review: DC Comics

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    Future’s End #0, by Brian Azzarello, Jeff Lemire, Dan Jurgens, Keith Giffen, Ethan Van Sciver, Patrick Zircher, Aaron Lopresti & Art Thibert, Dan Jurgens & Mark Irwin, and Jesus Merino & Dan Green “If you want a picture of the future, imagine a boot stamping on a human face – forever.” And then imagine someone

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  • FCBD Review: Archaia

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    Archaia Presents: Mouse Guard, Labyrinth, and Other Stories Mouse Guard: The Tale of the Axe Trio by David Petersen; Rust: Day 23 by Royden Lepp; Labyrinth: Rock Solid Friendship by Adam Smith and Kyla Vanderklugt; Bolivar: The Golden Door by Sean Rubin; Will O’ the Wisp: Missy’s Night Out by Tom Hammock and Megan Hutchison;