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The Scott Pilgrim series (2004 – 2010) is one of the most influential things to come out of Canadian comics. It captures the thrust of new artistic movements in the medium and storytelling modes in the first decade of the millennium. Bryan Lee O’Malley draws on video games and manga for its form – the six volumes are all made to imitate Japanese comic releases from the size to the panel formatting – while still retaining a unique look that distinguishes it from its inspirations.

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Stormbringer

I was informed that Stormbringer had a different ending from the usual Elric story.  I was well aware of this.  However, I don’t think it was so different after all.

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Below the cut, please find my cohesive visual response to Cherie Priest’s Boneshaker.  It was heavily inspired by Kyra’s visual review of The Book of Words on Ferretbrain.  It’s also done entirely in pencil, and is a bit rougher than other comics on this blog, but I really didn’t want to redraw it in pen.  Obviously, spoilers abound.  This is also fairly light-hearted, and I don’t mean to offend Cherie Priest or her fans with its contents (and if she sees this, then: Sorry!).

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While the Gods Laugh

 

Just thought I’d save you the trouble of reading them.

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1642-1651: The English Console War.

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Lest the joke be lost on you, please refer to Mr. Darcy Strikes Again.

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I recently read The Epic of Gilgamesh and thought, “now, here is something that couldn’t possibly be more awesome.”  I was wrong.

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