Posts Tagged ‘Ghosts’

International Ink: Pirates, Ghosts, and Wookies, Oh My!

Books for review have been piling up again, but the fall con schedule has been working against me. Here's some quick hits of material I've read recently.
Set to Sea by Drew Weing (Fantagraphics, $16.99) is a graphic novel largely because there's nothing else to call these things yet. The book is about 150 pages long, [...]

Which D.C. Bands Are the Most Ian Curtis-Like?

Ian Curtis, the enigmatic and iconic Joy Division singer, took his life 30 years ago today. A lot of people are writing about it. Philadelphia Weekly even interviewed his ghost.
But I wonder: Joy Division's morose post-punk casts a pretty long shadow over the genre, but never so much in this punk town (we had other [...]