Afternoon Bites: Literary Soccer, Gene Luen Yang’s Historical Graphic Novels, Gary Panter, and More

“Panter’s famous ratty line provides a restless urgency to scenes of kinetic city life, but his immense talent in these early strips is in suggesting atmospheric detail through linework that, like the terrain it depicts, is a blend of multiple sources.” Nicole Rudick reviewed Gary Panter’s Dal Tokyo for the Los Angeles Review of Books. We’re really enjoying this Paris Review series on soccer in Montenegro. And while we’re looking at terrific writing on soccer, we should also mention Tom Mitchell’s piece […]

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