Apparently I’m in the mood for eerie black-and-white comics, since this is the second post in a row that features something grim and shadowy. I personally blame Keir, who poked his head in my office door this week and, intently focused on Mystery Month, asked, “Is is noir?” Well, not really, unless you consider it on purely aesthetic terms, in which case it’s totally noir. Black-and-white images?
Let it be known that I am an adult, and despite my career in children’s books, I do still love to read books for my people my own age. I don’t often have time, and when I do, I don’t always manage to finish (see here, for instance). But I do have a master’s degree in twentieth-century American fiction under my belt, after all.
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