Graphic Narratives Reviews Of Recent Works - Essay

Reviews Of Recent Works

(Contemporary Literary Criticism)

Roz Kaveney (review date 18-25 December 1987–1 January 1988)

SOURCE: "Eaten by a Lion or Something," in New Statesman, Vol. 114, Nos. 2960-2962, December 12-25, 1987–January 1, 1988, pp. 41-2.

[Below, Kaveney reviews several graphic novels including Outrageous Tales from the Old Testament from Knock-about Publishers and Jose Munoz and Carlos Sampayo's collaboration entitled Joe's Bar.]

When we were all very young, the reverend Marcus Morris attempted to channel our taste for comics into that brand of liberal Christian imperialism so skillfully preached in Eagle and Girl. In between Belle of the Ballet and Dan Dare, we...

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