Mysterious paper sculptures have been appearing in Edinburgh.
Grant Morrison notes some things about superheroes, the comics industry, Mark Millar, sexism and rape in an interview with Rolling Stone: “I suddenly think how many times has somebody been raped in an Alan Moore story? And I couldn’t find a single one where someone wasn’t raped except […]
China Miéville draws a monster. Mark Charan Newton has to write it into his own novel. (via @Pornokitsch)
Author Eva Ibbotson has died. She wrote more than 20 books including quriky, “rompy” ones for children, young adult adventures and romance novels. The Guardian has an obituary.
Fren Attic writes of growing up in a family of Scottish “proto-Trekkies”: “[T]he image that burned itself on to our retinas was the bridge of the U.S.S. Enterprise. …Only this time they were devoid of their dull, grey uniforms. Kirk was yellow, Spock blue, Scotty a shocking red. […]
Blair Butler ran into comics writer, Grant Morrison, at Meltdown Comics in L.A. Wanna look?
There’s lots to enjoy about romance novels. The arc of character development. The layered emotional content. The rare and welcome sense of success (otherwise known as the happy ending). A good romance novel is a singular pleasure. A bad one, on the other hand, can be excruciating.