ADVANCE REVIEW: Babyteeth #1 – Slouching Towards Bethlehem

ADVANCE REVIEW: Babyteeth #1 – Slouching Towards Bethlehem

In 1919, the poet WB Yeats wrote perhaps his most famous work, “The Second Coming.” Written in the aftermath of the First World War, Yeats was commenting on that conflict’s revelations about the primal brutality of humanity, and how Europe reeled from that war’s costs in dangerous and demoralized directions. But it also heavily drew upon Christian imagery of the Apocalypse and the Book of Revelations, and in that way, I thought about the poem a…

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SUNDAY AT THE SHOPS: Winston-Salem’s Ssalesfish Comics – Crusaders Selling Crusaders

SUNDAY AT THE SHOPS: Winston-Salem’s Ssalesfish Comics – Crusaders Selling Crusaders

Welcome to “Sunday at the Shops”, our weekly column that celebrates your local comic shop, no matter where that is. In this instalment, we’re looking at Ssalesfish Comics, located in Winston-Salem, North Carolina. As recently reported in the Winston-Salem Journal, the store has taken a stand against North Carolina’s House Bill 2, the so-called “bathroom bill.” The bill enacts a sweeping law that reverses the steps taken by some cities and counties to extend legal protections…

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