The Mullins Library – January 2020

As I mentioned, I have been posting over on Instagram about graphic novels and comics in my library. Here’s a list of what I’ve discussed this first month. The Minotaur’s Tale by Al Davison Kling Klang Klatch by Ian McDonald and David Lyttleton Orchid by T. Edward Bak, Gabrielle Bell, Ben Catmull, Kevin Huizenga, David Lasky, Lark Pien, Jessie Reklaw, …

The Mullins Library

Moving makes you realize how many books you have. I’ve been reading comics since about sixth grade. I haven’t kept absolutely everything I’ve ever bought, but I have a lot of it. And most of this stuff is not in print anymore. I keep thinking that I should donate it all to a library or start one of my own. …

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Comics I Enjoyed in 2019

Alay-Oop, William Gropper NYRB reprinted this book this year, but it was originally published in 1930, the year after Lynd Ward’s God’s Man and the same year as Otto Nuckel’s Destiny and Milt Gross’s He Done Her Wrong. So it comes out of that tradition of one-image-per-page wordless books. Alay-Oop is a love story that begins in a circus, but …