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Cowardly Lion to King of the Forest? Skim and the Risky Business of Adolescence
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Cowardly Lion to King of the Forest? Skim and the Risky Business of Adolescence

BY CATHERINE KYLE In Skim, a 2008 graphic narrative written by Toronto-based author Mariko Tamaki and illustrated by her cousin Jillian Tamaki, the emotional and intellectual development of the protagonist hinges on the risks she is willing to take in matters of romantic attraction. Prior to her first brush with love, 16-year-old Kim is largely … Continue reading