Posts Tagged ‘The Hypo: The Melancholic Young Lincoln’

Podcast 32 – Agony Ant-Man

ConSequential Podcast 32 - Agony Ant-Man

This week we’re giving something back to the people. As Agony Ant-Man, we take listener questions and pump out good advice and comics-related wisdom at a frankly disturbing volume. As in quantity. If it’s too loud, turn it down. We can’t do everything for you. Read On…

Podcast Episode 11 – The Best Comics of 2013

Podcast Episode 11 - Best Comics of 2013

Holy hell, it’s the end of the year. That means only one thing: lists. Here’s our review of the best comics of 2013, plus some that we didn’t want to leave out so we just included them anyway but talked faster. Read On…

Podcast Episode 4: Big Weird Sci-Fi

In this episode we look at the massive surge of Big Weird Sci Fi in comics, have a faint stab at explaining what the hell we mean by that, take a look at some recent releases, and whether Dave would make it as a pimp. Onwards!

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Sad Comics Reviewed – The Hypo: The Melancholic Young Lincoln

Quick bit of due diligence to get out of the way first: this is not the first book I’ve read about the melancholy of Abraham Lincoln (that honour goes to this one). But Noah Van Sciver’s graphic take on the subject, whilst overlapping a fair bit with Joshua Wolf Shenk’s study, is fresh, charming and probably a much better introduction. In case the mental state of the 16th president is something you’re interested in. Which you definitely should be.

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