By David Pfeifer

Some great reading between these covers even if, strictly speaking, it’s not all “comics criticism.” You get chapters from Gerard Jones’ “Men of Tomorrow” and David Hadju’s “The Ten Cent Plague,” a Gary Groth interview with and Dan Clowes appreciation of the great Will Elder,
Howard Chaykin on Will Eisner’s tendency to bend the truth (an excerpt from the “Will Eisner: A Spirited Life,” website) Seth waxing rhapsodically about John Stanley’s teen comics and Peter Bagge explaining why he thinks, and I quote, “Spider-Man Sucks.” Maybe my favorite piece is Ken Parille’s detailed examination of Dan Clowes’ “David Boring,” an article that made me look at one of my favorite comic stories in a whole new way.

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