27 April 2015

Fun Home on Broadway

By // Theatre (New York)

There is one thing that struck me immediately about the new musical Fun Home: the audience, which was unique. The lesbian couple to my left had never been to a …

03 November 2014

See This: Snowpiercer

By // Cinema

I was skeptical, at first, about this dystopian Noah’s Ark adapted from a French graphic novel and starring Captain America (forgive the unfairly depreciative evocation; I’ve always liked Chris Evans …

27 January 2013

Borah’s Best Books of 2012: Great Graphic Novels

By // Books

You may well have guessed that I like graphic novels/graphic story-telling in general (there may have been a few hints: comic con, for example). You’re right! A+ for you! I …

20 October 2012

New York Comic Con: Page One, Panel One

By // Books

Leaves fall, people stare moodily into middle distance, and my heart’s as filled as a baked potato. New York Comic Con has come and gone. I love a good Con, …

30 April 2012

Joe Golem and The Drowning City

By // Books

Ask yourself: Do you like action-packed, quick-moving stories? Do you like stories with multiple dimensions/universes and/or the occult? Do you like detectives? Do you like ghosts? Do you like comic …

09 March 2012

Dawn Land—The Graphic Novel

By // Books

I picked up Joe Bruchac and Will Davis’s graphic novel Dawn Land because (I’m about to get real with you) the cover is frickin’ gorgeous. It’s sunset/sunrise hued watercolors (plus, …

28 February 2012

Americus The Beautiful

By // Books

Americus is a YA graphic novel by MK Reed and Jonathan Hill, and IT’S FRIGGIN’ WONDERFUL. It has book wars, humorous depictions of various authority figures, unpretentious but nuanced characters, …

19 January 2012

Kill Bill (Shakespeare) Vol. 2

By // Books

….Aaaaaand we’re back. Remember, Kill Shakespeare is a comic book series about two factions of Shakespeare characters trying to save or kill the god/wizard Will Shakespeare. In this corner, we …

05 January 2012

Kill Bill (Shakespeare) Vol. 1

By // Books

Kill Shakespeare is a graphic novel created and written by Conor McCreery and Anthony Del Col, with art by Andy Belanger, about a wizard/god (it depends on who you ask) …

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