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Mirror

Roberto Camargo Mirror             As I kid, I would wonder of the existence of a parallel world in the opposite side of the mirror, a spare world just in case something happened to the one I was in. Then, the … Continue reading

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“We got so high once in 1968 that we actually tried to start a band.”

In Criminal: Last of the Innocent, Riley Richard references a band he started with his friends back in 1968. You might be surprised to learn that the #1 song on the Billboard charts in 1969 was by a little band … Continue reading

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Adulthood Loses Innocence

In Ed Brubaker and Sean Phillips’ Criminal: The Last of the Innocent, Riley Richards kills his wife in search of a new life with the woman he loved from his childhood.  His constant obsession with this well devised plan sends … Continue reading

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The Loss of Innocence from Childhood to Adulthood

Matthew Young February 2, 12 First Year Seminar / Delwiche   The Loss of Innocence from Childhood to Adulthood             For anybody that reads comics, Ed Brubaker and Sean Phillips’ Criminal: Last of the Innocent is a comic with a … Continue reading

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In Money We Trust

                       In The Last Of The Innocent, we can see a great example of a perfectly composed comic, switching from cartoon to realism to create an identifiable character at certain points, and a unique character with his own identity in … Continue reading

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Archie is having a baby with Valerie of Josie and the Pussycats

Comics Alliance is reporting two fascinating stories today. DC has just announced plans to publish a series of Watchmen prequels (!), and Archie Comics revealed that Archie Andrews will marry Valerie from Josie and the Pussycats. Chris Sims notes “Over … Continue reading

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Required texts and readings

You can avoid paying shipping fees and get your books via 2-day shipping if you set up a free Amazon Prime account. College students can get Amazon Prime free for six months via Amazon Student. The following books are required for … Continue reading

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