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  • Comic books: 'American Comic Book Chronicles'

    Comic books: 'American Comic Book Chronicles'
    American Comic Book Chronicles: 1965-69 by John Wells, TwoMorrows, 288 pages, $41.95 Fandom is a remarkable thing, as this absurdly detailed survey of the contents, business and impact of comics in the late '60s details. It was as if a tiny minority who...
  • The last batch of 2014 Children's Read & Write reviews

    The last batch of 2014 Children's Read & Write reviews
    Printers Row Journal invited kids ages 5-16 to write reviews of their favorite summer reads as part of our Children's Read & Write program. We were so overwhelmed with submissions — we received more than 85 submissions this summer — that...
  • France's Autour de Minuit Garners Solid Buzz With 'Caribou'

    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - TOULOUSE, France- Arthouse shingle Autour de Minuit, which produced the Oscar-winning toon short "Logorama," garnered upbeat reactions after pitching "Jean Michel Super Caribou" at Cartoon Forum, the three-day animation mart....
  • Review: 'The Zone of Interest' by Martin Amis

    Review: 'The Zone of Interest' by Martin Amis
    Historians still debate how so many "ordinary men" — and women, too — managed to countenance, encourage and commit mass murder during the Nazi era. Were they brutalized by the violence of war and susceptible to peer pressure, as Christopher...
  • Review: 'The News Sorority' by Sheila Weller

    Review: 'The News Sorority' by Sheila Weller
    There's not a whole lot of sisterhood on display in the pages of "The News Sorority," Sheila Weller's exhaustive — and somewhat exhausting — chronicle of the careers of broadcast superstars Diane Sawyer, Katie Couric and Christiane Amanpour....
  • Meg Wolitzer's 'Belzhar' nurses its teens back to emotional health

    Meg Wolitzer's 'Belzhar' nurses its teens back to emotional health
    Meg Wolitzer's fiction has attracted a great many superlatives over the last three decades. "The Interestings," published last year, prompted a reviewer for the Guardian to declare Wolitzer a "writer of prodigious energy and detail." The New York Times'...
  • We asked you: Should schools permit Satanist literature to be distributed?

    YES 31% NO 69%   Ban all handouts It is all or none. It's wrong to cherry-pick which group will get the privilege to hand out information. Every school board should have a policy that prohibits any and all handouts....
  • 'Boxtrolls' combines eye-popping visuals and message of true goodness

    Do you think Boxtrolls know the paradox between good and evil? That's the question that sets up the dark, yet delightful stop-motion film about a family of Boxtrolls literally trolls wearing boxes who are misjudged as monsters and become the epitome of...
  • Any way you slice it, 'Boxtrolls' is an unwieldy visual feast

      Any way you slice it, 'Boxtrolls' is an unwieldy visual feast
    Many intriguing unlovelies are found in "The Boxtrolls," a new 3-D animated fable that lifts liberally from the sketches and dark sensibility of Alan Snow's creepy-good children's novel "Here Be Monsters." A rich voice cast adds oomph, led by a...
  • 'Filmage: The Story of Descendents/All' has genuine soul

     'Filmage: The Story of Descendents/All' has genuine soul
    The exhilarating and curiously moving punk documentary "Filmage: The Story of Descendents/All" from directors Matt Riggle and Deedle Lacour is, at its throbbing heart, the band saga as creatively prolific identity crisis. Since the late '70s, the...
  • Denzel Washington sharpens tools to exact justice in 'Equalizer'

    By Mary Milliken LOS ANGELES, Sept 25 (Reuters) - After watching the "The Equalizer," moviegoers might never see the friendly guy at the home improvement store who picks out their tools and plywood in the same way. In the action thriller that opens in...