Thursday, December 30, 2010

Recent Acquisitions in the Arena of the Printed Page

Eddie Campbell is a certifiable comics genius. Possibly best known for his insanely well researched and rendered graphic depiction of Victorian London in From Hell (written by another comics Master Alan Moore) Campbell's graphic style can be deceptively off-putting at first glance, but I assure you the man is a visual tour de force and a born storyteller. Alec, a tome of over 600 pages, is an autobiographical epic that has had my eye on the book shelf for some time.

Though first of course I have to finish:

And Interspersed throughout, some light holiday short stories:


Big In Day-town said...

Shawn, if you haven't already, I recommend the Love & Rockets anthology - it's as thick as the first one you mentioned and well worth it. Think you would dig it.

Shawn C. Baker said...

I've always meant to read Love and Rockets. Thanks for the tip.