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What is Written Cannot Be Unwritten

  Just count how many stories are being referenced here…  Perhaps it’s because I want to be a writer or perhaps it’s because I truly believe there is something especially magical about the power of storytelling, but I freaking LOVE … Continue reading

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Fiction or Reality? I Just Don’t Know Anymore

The main premise of The Unwritten is centered on Tom Taylor, a bitter person who is portrayed as the opposite in his father’s novels that have made him a fortune. At a comic book convention, Tom encounters a girl named … Continue reading

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Don’t stop believing…hang on to that..narrative.

My first exposure to Mike Carey was the other really good graphic novel series he did a few years ago called Lucifer. Shortly after being exposed to Neil Gaiman’s Sandman, it was very easy to consume the spin-off series. When … Continue reading

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Tommy, er, I mean Tom Taylor and Unwritten

I, like many other people in the class, never read comic books before Unwritten, and I too was surprised at how much I enjoyed them. The beginning especially was more rooted in reality, and I thought that made it easier … Continue reading

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Van Gogh, go Tommy

So maybe I’m reading too much into the visually stunning artwork (oh wait, that’s what I’m supposed to do) in Mike Care and Peter Gross’ comic book The Unwritten but some of the strips in here remind me so much of Vincent … Continue reading

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“KILL KILL KILL KILL THE FRAUD!”

Reading comic books for a college class is certainly a unique assignment. The Unwritten series by Mike Carey (illustrations by Peter Gross) is a great example of transmedia storytelling. Not only is there a strong presence of transmedia storytelling in … Continue reading

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