Showing reviews for August 2010.
by Fredrick Stromberg on 05 August 2010
It is no surprise that comic art has been misused by governments, self-interest groups, do-gooders and sinister organisations to spread their messages.
This book examines every kind of propaganda, and how positive or pernicious messages have been conveyed in the pages of comic books over the last...
by Jean Baggott on 18 August 2010
Jean Baggott is 'the girl on the wall' - a 1948 photograph taken of her when she was eleven.
Each chapter of "The Girl on the Wall" features a circle from the tapestry and Jean's accompanying narrative, exploring the circle and the memories it evokes. It reveals an ordinary life in...