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Running Hot and Mostly Cold on Blue Is the Warmest Color

The poetry of Julie Maroh’s graphic novel unfortunately gives way to clichéd melodrama.

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Jim Shooter–A Second Opinion, Part Two: Romper Room on Crystal Meth (installment 1)

Jim Shooter’s alleged villainy before becoming Marvel editor-in-chief.

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Audio: Pauline Kael on the Auteur Theory

A reading of the great film critic’s classic rebuttal.

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“I prefer him as a cartoonist”

A “Literary” responds to Eddie Campbell.

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Jim Shooter–A Second Opinion, Part One: The Best Job He Can

This is “the enemy of creators”? Really?

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Non-Fiction Review: Sean Howe, Marvel Comics: The Untold Story

Moving an icon out of the moonlight and into the sunlight.

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The Superman Case, and Best Outcomes for Writers on Comics

Approaching these matters in terms of the real world is what I’m asking for.

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