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Sunday Skills: Priority


Tommy Arnold

Sunday Skills: weekly, informal articles on trying to get better by examining all the little stuff (which invariably reveals itself to be the big stuff). [caption id="" align="aligncenter" width="590"] Norman Rockwell[/caption] PRIORITY Today I wanted to talk about marks. I said I would last week, and that discussion follows nicely from my last article. In fact, I have about 80% of an article on marks that I really like written. But it’s just not ready,…

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Why Horror is Good For You (and Even Better for Your Kids)


Greg Ruth

July 10, 2020 - One of the core reasons I make books now is because Ray Bradbury scared me so happy, that I am perpetually compelled to do is at best, ignite the same flame in a young reader today. Most of my comics, certainly the ones I write myself, are scary ones or revolve around scary themes. In the last ten years I began to notice that they also featured as protagonists, children. Even when the overall story wasn't necessarily about them, there they were peeking from behind some safe remove, watching. I came to understand the pattern was leading me  to a more clearly define ethos when I both had kids of my own and I came to find that the comics industry had for the most part decided not to make books for kids anymore, Instead they wanted…

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