Book Review: Megillat Esther

Megillat Esther by JT Waldman Esther’s story is set during the Babylonian Exile, when the nation of Israel was overrun, Jerusalem sacked, and the people taken into slavery. The Jews were scattered over the Babylonian empire and some of the king’s men schemed to wipe them out. The king had his own scheme–get rid of [Read More…]

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The Book of Genesis Illustrated by R. Crumb

The Book of Genesis Illustrated by R. Crumb Genesis is the source for many illustrated books. Noah’s Ark is probably the most popular story in toddler books. Other stories are less kid friendly (like Noah’s drunken nakedness) and even less graphic friendly (like the genealogies). This book depicts the entire fifty chapters and aims at [Read More…]

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Book Review: Messiah: Origin adapted by Matt Dorff

Messiah: Origin adapted and edited by Matt Dorff, translations by Mark Arey, art by Kai Carpenter A lot of superhero franchise reboots suffer from the same problem. The adapters don’t appreciate the source material from which they craft a “new take on” or a “more relevant version of” someone like Superman, who has been ill-served [Read More…]

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