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‘Fortress of Solitude’

April 10th, 2011 by Carolyn Bick on Carolyn Bick's Blog · No Comments · Uncategorized

First of all, I just wanted to say how incredibly good and how incredibly depressing that book was.  I also really enjoyed the shifting perspectives, and the odd way in which the book was broken into three different segments.
I wanted to address a few things about the novel.  First of all, when the notion of [...]

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Tags: dylan ebdus·fortress of solitude·mingus rude·aeroman·robert woolfolk·race

Whatever Happened to 1970s Racial Tension Comic References?

by Isaac Buchoff on Isaac Buchoff's Blog · No Comments · Uncategorized

Take out your copy of Whatever Happened to the World of Tomorrow. Flip to page 156. Now look over here.

WHA-BAM!
I’ll admit it: this blog post was mostly my way of bragging that I picked up on the reference. The author makes no explicit mention of it, but makes a point of directly paralleling the images [...]

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Tags: comics·Whatever Happened to the World of Tomorrow?·Brian Fies·Green Lantern·race·Denny O'Neil·Neal Adams