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Illustrated Classics of African-American Literature

Students: If you plan to cheat on your book reports, take a look at Graphic Classics. As Art Spiegelman put it, “Comics are a gateway drug to literacy”; for the visually oriented, this series will open doors to literature. It’s also a stunning contrast to those dreadful 1950s Classics Illustrated comic books, with their dry,...

Today's Obsession: Monsters

In honor of Halloween, which is, as far as I’m concerned, starting tonight and continuing until I am a dried up, dirty skin on Monday morning, here be monsters! This gorgeous little alphabet comes to us courtesy of the lovely and talented Heather-Lynn Aquino of Las Vegas, currently studying at my own fondly-remembered SCAD...