Scheherazade: Comics about Love, Treachery, Mothers & Monsters

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Soft Skull Press, 2004 - Comics & Graphic Novels - 223 pages
A few years ago Megan Kelso noticed an explosion of young female cartoonists who were really ambitious and promising and got together with them as a very active, hands-on editor to produce Scheherazade. In Queen Scheherazade Kelso found a role model: the archetypal (female) storyteller, cheating death by enthralling her royal captor with new instalments of a vast, interconnected story. The tales in this book take on the broad human spectrum and herald a new era in the genre of the graphic novel.

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User Review  - EnidaV - LibraryThing

The low rating is not for the individual pieces in this anthology but for the lousy quality of the anthology itself. All the comics are bizarrely printed in shades of purple which is disastrous for ... Read full review

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User Review  - damsorrow - LibraryThing

lots of great little comics from womens and a preface that kathleen hanna seems to have written without her glasses, in 10 minutes, completely high. i was irritated when the stories were cut short ... Read full review

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