- Posted by Johanna on February 2, 2006 at 11:51 am
- Category: LinkBlogging
It’s the end of an era, and no one noticed: there are no more telegrams as of a week ago. Another technology relegated only to the movies.
Heidi covers another round of Groth vs. Ellison . Seems Ellison didn’t know that his interview would be included in the recent Comics Journal: The Writers collection, and he says so on his website, threatening to sue and tossing insults. (I’ve always found it odd that someone who takes personal offense so easily and who talks about himself at such length would hate the internet, since it seems a perfect match.) Heidi mentions that an interview conducted by her is also in the book and she also wasn’t informed ahead of time. Odd behavior for a magazine that likes to champion creator rights.
The Fantagraphics blog (link no longer available) points out that “Seattle Reads”, one of those “let’s everyone in the city read the same book and discuss” programs, has selected Persepolis as its latest title. That’s a milestone, that a public literacy program would support a graphic novel, and it’s a good choice, since the book is informative, timely, easy to read, and entertaining.
Lyle at Crocodile Caucus posts his month of movies list (link no longer available). His picks are much more timely and widespread than mine (I mostly watch old films), although he needs to watch the original To Be or Not to Be, with the luminous Carole Lombard instead of an attractive but aging Anne Bancroft.