LitStack Rec: Speedbumps: Flooring It Through Hollywood & American Born Chinese

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Speedbumps: Flooring It Through Hollywood, by Teri Garr Think of Teri Garr, and likely it’s as the outspoken girl next door, the slightly off-kilter girlfriend, wife, or mother—characters she played in Tootsie, Close Encounters of the Third Kind, and Young Frankenstein. Even when Garr is playing it straight, as in […]

‘A Wrinkle in Time’ Gets the Graphic Novel Treatment

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Author/Illustrator Hope Larson published a great piece in The Huffington Post about her desire to adapt the Madeleine L’Engle’s classic A Wrinkle in Time into a graphic novel. Larson says adaptations were something she couldn’t imagine herself taking on. With one exception: A librarian from Texas had passed through town and […]

Any Empire by Nate Powell

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Any Empire Nate Powell Released 09/13/2011 ISBN-13 978-1603090773 Published by Top Shelf Productions Any Empire is the latest graphic novel from Nate Powell, a cartoonist with an impressive pedigree of work stretching out across the last decade. His previous graphic novel, 2008’s Swallow Me Whole, racked up an impressive list […]