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Book Reviews: September 2016

In this month’s column, Amal El-Mohtar reviews comics work from Marjorie Liu and Sana Takeda (Monstress, Vol. 1), Brian K. Vaughan and Fiona Staples (Saga, Vol. 6), and John Allison and Lissa Treiman (Giant Days, Vol. 1).

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Author Spotlight

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Media Review: Sense8, Season 1

The opening credits of Sense8 (2015, streaming on Netflix) effectively convey what sort of show it is. Images from around the world set to calm music that slowly give way to more vibrant scenes of life and love as the music increases in intensity, betraying a hint of darkness. This is the planet Earth and the people who live there, it says as it revels in their beauty.

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Author Spotlight

Editorial

Editorial, September 2016

Be sure to read the Editorial for a run-down of this month’s content–and for all our exciting news and updates.

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Author Spotlight

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Interview: Tim Powers

Tim Powers is the author of such novels as The Anubis Gates, Last Call, and Declare. Along with his friends James Blaylock and K.W. Jeter, he’s considered one of the founders of the steampunk genre. He was also good friends with Philip K. Dick, who included a character based on Tim in his novel Valis. Tim’s pirate novel, On Stranger Tides, inspired the video game, The Secret of Monkey Island, and also provided the premise for the fourth Pirates of the Caribbean movie.