Angel Catbird; Or: Literally, Just Angel Catbird

Angel Catbird; Or: Literally, Just Angel Catbird

As a comic book nerd and Margaret Atwood fan, I was really excited to explore her first graphic novel, Angel Catbird. It’s great (sort of), but unfortunately doesn’t do anything to quiet the deep ambivalence present in my admiration for Atwood’s work. First, the art and layout: it is superb. The lettering (by Nate Piekos of […]

Five Days at Memorial; Or: Holy Shit, You Guys

This week we commemorated the 15th anniversary of the terrorist attacks of 9/11, but many of us may have forgotten that early September brings us the anniversary of another national tragedy. After reaching a maximum strength of a Category 5 storm, Hurricane Katrina made landfall over New Orleans as a Category 3 storm on the morning […]