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The Life After – The 2015 Weekly Writer Challenge: Joshua Hale Fialkov (Part 2)

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52 weeks. 52 different writers. 2 trade paperbacks or hardcovers a week. Each week I’ll take a look at a different writer and read two different collected editions from within that person’s repertoire to help in the examination of their work. Joshua Hale Fialkov Joshua Hale Fialkov began working on a webseries titled “The Bunker” back in late 2013 with artist Joe Infurnari which was well received enough to get … Read More →

Sixth Gun – The 2015 Weekly Writer Challenge: Cullen Bunn (Part 1)

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52 weeks. 52 different writers. 2 trade paperbacks or hardcovers a week.  Each week I’ll take a look at a different writer and read two different collected editions from within that person’s repertoire to help in the examination of their work. Cullen Bunn Cullen Bunn first started to emerge in the comic industry back in 2007, creating the horror noir series The Damned for Oni Press.  This was the earliest … Read More →

Letter 44 – The 2015 Weekly Writer Challenge: Charles Soule (Part 1)

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52 weeks. 52 different writers. 2 trade paperbacks or hardcovers a week.  Each week I’ll take a look at a different writer and read two different collected editions from within that person’s repertoire to help in the examination of their work. Charles Soule Charles Soule has much more on his resume than just being a comic writer.  Soule also practices law in New York City, juggling his two occupations seemingly … Read More →

D.B. Cooper

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In 1971, a man named D.B. Cooper hijacked a commercial airplane between Portland and Seattle. He walked away with $200,000 and was able to parachute out of the plane. His fate was unknown. Read More →

Petrograd

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Between the first and second world war, the city of Petrograd saw its fair share of upheaval and political intrigue. Much of this was due to one man familiar to many: Grigori Rasputin. Philip Gelatt and Tyler Crook’s beautifully bound graphic novel Petrograd explores this fascinating period in time with a flair for making the stark reality of their subject matter oddly engrossing. The story plays out like a grounded … Read More →