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NaBoWriTwoMo

When I started the Cerebus posts on Mindless Ones, I hoped to get them finished by the Thought Bubble convention towards the end of November . The problem was, shortly after the fourth post, I got hit by every major … Continue reading

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Cerebus

Cerebus is possibly the most daunting work in the whole history of art. This is not an exaggeration. In every other field of art, other than comics, an artist works on different projects over the course of her career. James … Continue reading

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Ten Great Moments In Cerebus

Partly because it’s taken me *much* longer to get the next Cerebus piece up than I’d hoped (either tonight or tomorrow, even if I have to spend the entire time glued to the keyboard), and partly because at least one … Continue reading

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Cerebus Reviewed 1: Cerebus

Cerebus – the full three hundred issue story – is, if not the greatest art-work of the twentieth century, at least a strong contender for that role. That may sound like hyperbole, but it’s not intended to be. And it’s … Continue reading

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Cerebus Reviewed Part Zero: The Obligatory Pseudo-Psychoanalysis

I am planning, over the next few weeks, to review the whole of Cerebus on here, roughly one post per ‘phonebook’ (some of the more interesting ones may take two posts, and I may do supplementary posts on subjects like … Continue reading

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Melmoth (hyperpost 2)

A revised and improved version of this essay is in my book Sci-Ence! Justice Leak! – hardback, paperback, PDF Kindle (US), Kindle (UK), all other ebook formats Biography lends to death a new terror – Oscar Wilde Melmoth, the sixth … Continue reading

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A Beginner’s Guide To Comics

A colleague at work was asking me the other day about comics – he was interested in the form, but hadn’t really read anything except Watchmen (with which he’d not been vastly impressed, which makes sense for someone who’d not … Continue reading

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