“Martin’s historical scope and elegiac prose, laced through with exparlance of the period, is not only grandly entertaining to read, it rescues this bit of cultural history and gives Whitma
“. . . solid, strong storylines . . . keep the adventure flying . . .”
“. . . an interesting and accessible take on comics’ place in literature, popular culture, and women’s history.”
“Alan Jacobs offers a handy introduction to the cultural and social effects . . . of this book . . .”
It is impossible to find fault with a book featuring:
* Squishy, leathery aliens extending their wild tentacles toward cowering, voluptuous women,
“A masterful study of the painful reality of life . . .”
While one doesn’t have to be a copyright lawyer to enjoy author Robert Spoo’s Without Copyrights: Piracy, Publishing, and the Public Domain, it would certainly help.
“. . . the author lays out a history few Americans know and some barely even suspect. . . .