Boulet To You Sir, I Say Boulet!

Boulet is such a fun, imaginative artist — I’ve been crawling through the archives of his website.  So much of it is incredibly fun — it’s basically a journal comic but he really gives free rein to flights of fantasy in it.  I am kind of amazed at the output too – there is so much material and it’s all incredibly detailed and intricate. Maybe … Continue reading Boulet To You Sir, I Say Boulet!

Quick note on a book I just finished

I just finished Mr. Penumbra’s 24-Hour Bookstore by Robin Sloan.  It’s an enjoyable read — one I picked up on Cory Doctorow’s recommendation (and was reminded of Doctorow’s own novels while reading it).  This book did a lot of things right including landing on an ending that was important enough yet real enough that the central mystery at the heart of the plot — retroactively — seemed … Continue reading Quick note on a book I just finished

Dogs of War: 3 Comics About Canine Courage in Combat

Dogs of War by Sheila Keenan and Nathan Fox is a new book coming out at the end of October.  It collects three comics about dogs in wartime, starting with the trenches of World War I, Greenland in World War II and ending with memories of the Vietnam War. It’s a good book and has already gotten passed around our household.  Writer Keenan has produced … Continue reading Dogs of War: 3 Comics About Canine Courage in Combat