Posted on October 13, 2023 at 2:32 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek
The good news: a graphic novelist is back after a long pause.
That ended last week when Monica, a collection of stories, came out.
As he put it in an interview with NPR, the "beats" of the title character's life "line up ... sort of algebraically exact" with his own experiences.
You can listen to or read highlights from Clowes's conversation with Juana Summers on NPR's website.
The bad news: comic book artist and writer Keith Giffen died Monday at age seventy.
Some of Giffen's best-known work includes Rocket Raccoon, star of Marvel’s Guardians of the Galaxy movie series, and DC's Blue Beetle, aka Jaime Reyes, who also got his own movie this year.
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