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Victorian Violence

Robert Louis Stevenson published The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde in 1886, and the next year Arthur Conan Doyle published A Study in Scarlet, the first novel to feature Sherlock Holmes–both works set in the heart of London. And in September of 1888, the serial killer known as Jack the Ripper began […]

A Belgian Heritage


from graphic novel guest blogger Francisca Goldsmith: Hermann, a Belgian born nearly 30 years after his countryman Hergé, presents a grim but realistic view of today’s African wilderness.  Where Tintin could escape scary situations through the kindness of being placed within stories for children, Hermann is writing for a hardier audience.  His protagonist in this […]

Portraits of the Literati’s Daughters

Dotter of Her Father's Eyes

from graphic novel guest blogger Francisca Goldsmith: Those who recognize the name of Bryan Talbot as the creator of one of the first graphic novels to be permitted into 20th century teen collections (courtesy of being named to YALSA’s Best Books for Young Adults list), may wonder if that story had its grounding in his […]