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TCJ 300: Acme Novelty Library #19 reviewed by Chris Lanier

Posted by on January 6th, 2010 at 7:57 AM
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Acme Novelty Library #19, ©2008 Chris Ware.

Part of the fun of Chris Ware's Acme Novelty Library #19 is seeing him apply his style to a new mode. The first half is a science-fiction adventure story involving a desperate struggle for survival, a failed escape across inhospitable terrain, the murder of several dogs, and even a brief bout of auto-cannibalism. All this transpires on a faltering colony on Mars, and the arid setting allows Ware to maintain his usual formal distance without shortchanging the urgency of the plot. At its core, the story is one of abandonment — both intimate and infinite.

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Crosshatch Apocalypse: The Wolverton Bible

Posted by on December 3rd, 2009 at 12:01 AM

The Wolverton Bible: The Old Testamant & Book of Revelation Though the Pen of Basil Wolverton; by Basil Wolverton, compiled by Monte Wolverton; Fantagraphics Books; 320 pp., $24.99; B&W, Hardcover; ISBN: 9781560979647

The Wolverton Bible: The Old Testamant &

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