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Is Japan’s Bathhouse That Unusual?
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More comics reviews, this time focused on manga. Contains spoilers in places!
Thermae Romae I (Yen Press)
Surely the greatest time travel/bathhouse design manga ever written, Mari Yamakazi’s charming Thermae Romae has the pace and pleasures of […]


What A Magical Young Lady You Are
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The 1990s saw a rash of metafictional superhero comics by British writers – Grant Morrison’s Flex Mentallo and Animal Man, Alan Moore’s Promethea, […]

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  4. I loved reading this and I'm glad you're doing it. The Jaime/Oda/Ditko analogies are brilliant. One quibble: It's not the…

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