Banned Books Week 2014

This post also appears on the Deep Stacks blog at Round Rock High School Library. It’s not news that comic books, or at least stories and characters that were born in that medium, have become more and more visible over the past several years. Even if you’ve never darkened the door …

Review: In Real Life, by Cory Doctorow and Jen Wang

The integration of the internet into day-to-day and now moment-to-moment life continually narrows the distinction between still relatively abstract actions mediated by the network and those taken apart from it. Stories told since the popularization of the internet, especially those about young people, often include an element of moral panic, …

Serentiy Now

I just finished issue 3 of Dark Horse’s Serenity comic, a story to fill the gap between the end of Firefly and the new Serenity movie, coming out September 30. VERY good stuff, highly recommended for filling in the gaps, as well as typically great writing from Joss Whedon, et …