Saturday in the Stacks

Saturday is the perfect time to wander through the stacks (that’s librarian-speak for “bookshelves”) and talk about books and the people who write them. Pull up a comfy chair and settle in, because today I want to chat about a pair of graphic novels that are near and dear to my comic loving heart: Descender and Ascender written by Jeff Lemire and illustrated by Dustin Nguyen (who you can visit this weekend at Emerald City Comic Con – I know I will be stopping by to say hello!)

Inspiration – Sweating the Small Stuff

I came to the world of comic books fairly late in my adolescence. It was actually a love of Joss Whedon’s Buffy the Vampire Slayer that first drove me to enter what was, at the age of sixteen, the forbidding comic shop in my town. Several years, over five ComicCons (the local Emerald City ComicConContinue reading “Inspiration – Sweating the Small Stuff”