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Felan Reads the Webcomics 2: Gastrophobia

Some Sundays, Felan is too busy to write a full profile, so he posts his favourite webcomics instead. Gastrophobia is like an amazing Saturday morning cartoon that never existed. Set in a highly-fictionalized Ancient Greece, it follows the ongoing adventures … Continue reading

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Felan Reads the Comics 7: Crecy

On Sundays, Felan profiles his favourite comics and graphic novels from across the diverse medium’s history. Warren Ellis is one of the best comic book writers currently working, and although he’s primarily known for his particular brand of weird sci-fi … Continue reading

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Felan Reads the Comics 6: Prince of Persia

On Sundays, Felan profiles his favourite comics and graphic novels from across the diverse medium’s history. Jordan Mechner’s name may not ring a bell with everyone, but his work is probably familiar to most readers. Mechner’s Prince of Persia video … Continue reading

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Felan Reads the Webcomics 1: North World

Some Sundays, Felan is too busy to write a full profile, so he posts his favourite webcomics instead. Lars Brown’s North World is a clever, charming hybrid of indie-comic slice-of-life stories and high fantasy, set in a world more or … Continue reading

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Felan Reads the Comics 5: Bourbon Island 1730

On Sundays, Felan profiles his favourite comics and graphic novels from across the diverse medium’s history. So far this column has focused on American comics, but this week we’re shifting gears to take a look at one of the most … Continue reading

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Felan Reads the Comics 4: Mouse Guard

On Sundays, Felan profiles his favourite comics and graphic novels from across the diverse medium’s history. I suppose Reepicheep, the rapier-wielding swashbuckler mouse of C. S. Lewis’ wonderful Chronicles of Narnia can be seen as the progenitor of the small-rodents-with-medieval-weapons … Continue reading

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Felan Reads the Comics 3: Northlanders

On Sundays, Felan profiles his favourite comics and graphic novels from across the diverse medium’s history. Oh man, vikings! Those guys are crazy. This week’s comic is Brian Wood’s Northlanders, a multi-faceted series of discrete stories all set in the … Continue reading

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Felan Reads the Comics 2: Fables

On Sundays, Felan profiles his favourite comics and graphic novels from across the diverse medium’s history. In Fabletown, an ordinary but extraordinary secret neighbourhood in Manhattan, Old King Cole is the mayor, the Big Bad Wolf (known as Bigby) is … Continue reading

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Felan Reads the Comics 1: Orc Stain

On Sundays, Felan profiles his favourite comics and graphic novels from across the diverse medium’s history. Might as well start with a recent discovery. James Stokoe’s Orc Stain is sort of my dream comic. A bizarre fantasy world (think Heavy … Continue reading

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