Karl G. Siewert
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Karl G. Siewert

Karl is a librarian and comics dilettante with an interest in long-form graphic novels and graphic non-fiction. He also draws and makes collage and mixed-media art.

Major Spoilers Reviews Project Superpowers: Blackcross, Volume One
Dynamite EntertainmentFeaturedProject SuperpowersReviewWarren Ellis

Creatures from another world are crossing over into Blackcross, Washington, but something else has already come through, and it’s killing everything in its path. Karl Siewert reviews Project Superpowers: Blackcross, Volume One by Warren Ellis.

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Detail of a hand-colored mandala
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When I was in middle school in the early ’80s, I was really into unicorns. Like, scary obsessed. My bedroom walls were covered in posters and calendar pages. It was one of the many things that separated me from my male peers. I was recently reminded of this because I had occasion to pull from a dusty and neglected section of my bookshelves a unicorn coloring book that I owned back then.

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Library Banned Books Week display: Persepolis, Maus, The Great Gatsby, The Graveyard Book
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Most people think of their Local Comic Book Store as the place to go when they need a hit of sequential art, but public libraries are collecting a lot of GNs and trades these days. Here’s why you need to keep them in mind.

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Detail from cover of The New Deal by Jonathan Case
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Everyone is struggling in the New York City of 1936. Well, almost everyone. After stunning socialite Nina checks into the Waldorf Astoria, Bellhop Frankie and maid Theresa decide they deserve a taste of the good life. Karl Siewert reviews original Dark Horse graphic novel The New Deal by Jonathan Case.

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Alterna ComicsFeaturedgraphic novelReview

Joe Hale never wanted to be a journalist, and now he has to decide if he should keep the family newspaper or sell it. Karl Siewert reviews Alterna Comics’ original graphic All My Ghosts by Jeremy Massie.

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