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 Mr. Mom and Oh God!, [….]

‘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 interviewed me over coffee. How, [….]

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 of accolades, most notably an [….]