Blog posts tagged "graphic novels"

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Jun. 14, 2021 - 3:01 pm
I was brand new to the world of graphic novels when our wonderful adult guide Maria dressed up as a character from “Saga” for Halloween. In her yellow overalls, she chirped, “I’m Gus! From ‘Saga’!”  By the blank look on my face, she could tell that I had no idea what she was talking about.   She...
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Jan. 27, 2020 - 11:56 am
I don’t have a newspaper subscription. While I can learn about current events and read intriguing editorials online, one thing I really miss is the Sunday funnies. My grandpa retired early and I became his full-time employee at the age of 6. In summer, he paid me a penny per weed to pick...
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Mar. 18, 2017 - 3:01 pm
Some books are so good you want to share them with the world. Not every good book elicits this reaction, though. Some books we want to keep for ourselves; they’re too weird or personal for us to press into the hands of friends, family and strangers. But every once in a while – if you’re lucky – you...
Watchmen by Alan Moore
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Apr. 23, 2015 - 4:24 pm
Free Comic Book Day returns to Anythink York Street on Saturday, May 2. Stop by to pick up free comics starting at 10 am until we run out. Stay tuned for more upcoming comic-related events at Anythink in May. In the meantime, enjoy this repost from last year about why comic books matter by Anythink...
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Jan. 03, 2015 - 4:00 pm
These days it feels like every other television show and movie has some sort of superhero origin, from Marvel's Avengers and Agents of Shield to the CW's Arrow, Sony Picture's Amazing Spider-Man and Fox's new show Gotham.  Even classic characters like Sherlock Holmes and Ichabod Crane are now...
Baby's in black : Astrid Kirchherr, Stuart Sutcliffe, and the Beatles
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Apr. 21, 2014 - 3:23 pm
A parent takes their child to the library to find "good" books to read. Should the parent be dismayed when the child appears with a tall stack of comic books? Despite their reputation, you might be surprised to learn that comic books are a great way to make reading and learning fun for you and your...
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Jun. 08, 2013 - 5:32 pm
Have you ever imagined you had superpowers or wished you were a superhero? Most people have. Superhero movies and comics are extremely popular -- from Iron Man to The Green Lantern to Thor. But, for some reason and despite their popularity, superhero comics and movies are sometimes labeled as dorky...