Tag: books

The Trippy World of Nemo’s Oz

In class while discussing Winsor McCay’s Little Nemo, the general consensus of the class was that the themes in the comic were “trippy” or “strange” what with the fantastical creatures appearing in Nemo’s dreams and the creepy ways that Nemo appears to “die” at the end of each comic. In a particular comic from 1905-11-12 which depicts Nemo trying to… Read more →

References, References Everywhere!

What’s one thing Neil Gaiman’s Sandman and Mike Carey and Peter Gross’s The Unwritten have in common? A not-so-subtle list of book recommendations. Sandman and The Unwritten are packed with references to important literary works, stressing the weight those stories carry.  Both Sandman and Unwritten have heavy themes of the importance of stories and literature, and the place of high… Read more →

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