Good News, Bad News

Good News: I finally read Watchmen the other day, and thus have had the way I view comics entirely redefined. Well… not quite, but I was impressed with the work and pleased that it lived up to the hype. I still haven’t come to a conclusion on how I feel about the ending and the messages of the book, and I suspect that alone is evidence of how great it is.

Which is, by the by, one of the signs I’ve been noting about a number of specific webcomics lately. Clearly on a different scale, yes, but they are open to multiple interpretations of right and wrong, and that complexity leaves them all the better for it. I’ll toss out Punch an’ Pie as an example, and a comic I really wish I had the time to do a proper discussion of… but that unfortunately brings us to the…

Bad News: Work is busy. Life is busy. NaNoWriMo is a week away. Which means the time I have available to spend on reviews is unfortunately dwindling. I’m still going to try to get out at least a post a week, especially as there remains quite a bit I’ve been wanting to discuss – but consider this fair warning that updates will be down to once or twice a week, at least for the next month and a half.

I will try and keep any posts blathering about NaNoWriMo to a minimum, but… no promises.

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