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Review time! with The Lost Boy

11-25-2013 04;56;14PM

“One must hide when the sun gets higher / I don’t know what this madness means”
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Committed: 5 New, Must-Read Comics

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Over the last month, I embarked on a mission to find some great new comic books aimed very specifically at children (but still engaging for my adult self). The books I chose were Greg Ruth’s The Lost Boy, Gene Luen Yang’s Boxers & Saints, Paul Pope’s Battling Boy, Steve Niles and Dave Wachter’s Breath of Bones: A Tale of the Golem, and the ongoing anthology Cartozia Tales. I wanted to find works which would be effective at entertaining both young children and adults (no small feat), drawing in a young audience to enjoy the medium, without alienating existing readers. While all of the books I chose do function very effectively as all-ages books, there is absolutely nothing childish about them, these are great comic books by any standard. Continue Reading »

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