Slightly short holiday week this time out.

Kinukitty reviewed the semi-historical yaoi Maiden Rose.

For our Sequential Erudition series reprinting academic articles on comics, Ariel Kahn discussed the role of the gaze in young adult graphic novel.s

Sean Michael Robinson looked at some old books about the art of drawing.

And for the holiday, Alex Buchet posted a gallery of Thanksgiving comics.

Utilitarians Everywhere

At Splice Today I have a short review of The Disappearance of Alice Creed.

Also at Splice, a short review of Ke$ha’s new album Cannibal, vagina dentata and all.

At Madeloud I review some semi-recent mash-ups.

Other Links

Sean Collins’ review of High Soft Lisp touches on some issues that came up in this blog’s discussion of Gilbert Hernandez.

And Charles Hatfield enters the lists on behalf of Joe Sacco against an army of trolls. I don’t really like Joe Sacco’s work much, but Charles is definitely fighting the good fight on this one.

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