Author Archives: Paul Lai

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“Clyde Fans”

By | Jul 10, 2019 | Reviews

The reviewer’s folly in trying to capture what Seth’s “Clyde Fans” is about: it’s about what cannot be captured. Seth, celebrated Canadian cartoonist of “It’s a Good Life If You Don’t Weaken” and “Wimbledon Green,” has finished a tale whose first volume, Clyde Fans Book One, came out fifteen years ago in 2004. This completion […]

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“Avatar: The Last Airbender—Imbalance” Part 2

By and | May 27, 2019 | Reviews

Aang and gang are back in the next installment of “Avatar: The Last Airbender” from Faith Erin Hicks and Peter Wartman, picking up threads from ‘The Rift’ arc and exploring the foundations of Cranefish Town, the proto–Republic City. But is ‘Imbalance, Part 2’ hampered by its politics? Created by Bryan Konietzko and Michael Dante DiMartino […]

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“Bone: The Great Cow Race Artist’s Edition”

By | Oct 23, 2018 | Reviews

Like a museum showpiece for one of the most significant comics works in the last thirty years, the IDW Artist’s Edition of Jeff Smith’s “Bone: The Great Cow Race” promises repeated riches for “Bone” aficionados and new readers alike. Written and Illustrated by Jeff Smith IDW Publishing and Cartoon Books are pleased to announce Jeff […]

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“Did You See Me?”

By | Sep 25, 2018 | Reviews

You know that feeling that the lines are blurring between our online and bodily realities? Where we social beings no longer maintain separations between our worlds on screens and the worlds we reach out and touch? Of course you know. It’s the theme of every other piece of contemporary media, mostly pessimistic fables about our […]

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“The Ghost Script”

By | Aug 29, 2018 | Reviews

“The Ghost Script” (Liveright, 2018) is the third book of Jules Feiffer’s “Kill My Mother” trilogy, taking some familiar characters into adventurous American (and “un-American”) activities of the 1950s with artistic and literary aplomb. Written and Illustrated by Jules Feiffer Eighty-nine-year-old Jules Feiffer delivers the tour de force of his illustrious career in this epic […]

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“The Legend of Korra: Turf Wars” Part 3

By and | Aug 22, 2018 | Reviews

“The Legend of Korra: Turf Wars” comes to an end,wrapping up this trilogy, while setting up more stories to come. Created by Bryan Konietzko and Michael Dante DiMartino Written by Michael Dante DiMartino Layouts by Irene Koh and Paul Reinwand Illustrated by Irene Koh Colored by Vivian Ng with Marissa Louise Lettered by Nate Piekos […]

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