IT’S HERE!  Volume II, Issue II!
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IT’S HERE! Volume II, Issue II!

 from Leanne Grabel’s The Last Weekend of Sylvia Plath Volume II, Issue II: Fall/Winter 2014 Nonfiction       Noel Franklin, Shark Teeth  K-Fai Steele, Yule Lads Caitlin Cass, Ford for the Birds     Kathleen Kralowec, Charming, Intelligent Abigail Lloyd, #feelings  Poetry Leanne Grabel, The Last Weekend of Sylvia Plath     Catherine Kyle, The Tree Donna Kuhn, … Continue reading

The Tree
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The Tree

A WORDLESS POEM BY CATHERINE KYLE Catherine Kyle’s graphic narratives have appeared in The Rumpus, Gravel, and Vine Leaves Literary Journal.  Her poetry and fiction have appeared and are forthcoming in Superstition Review, WomenArts Quarterly, and elsewhere. Her hybrid-genre chapbook Feral Domesticity, which includes poetry, fiction, and illustrations was released by Robocup Press in Summer … Continue reading

Beauties and Beasts: Feminism and Animalistic Transformation in Osamu Tezuka’s Princess Knight
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Beauties and Beasts: Feminism and Animalistic Transformation in Osamu Tezuka’s Princess Knight

BY CATHERINE KYLE   Human relationships with nonhuman entities are a prominent motif in Osamu Tezuka’s manga. From Metropolis (Metoroporisu, 1949) and Astro Boy (Tetsuwan Atomu, 1952-1968) to Kimba the White Lion (Junguru taitei, 1950-54), nonhuman characters play significant roles both thematically and narratologically, be they mammalian or mechanical. As Susanne Phillipps observes, these characters … Continue reading

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

Memories of Wine: Literary Sediment
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Memories of Wine: Literary Sediment

BY CATHERINE KYLE   Catherine Kyle’s graphic narratives have appeared in The Rumpus, Gravel, and Vine Leaves Literary Journal.  Her poetry and fiction have appeared and are forthcoming in Superstition Review, WomenArts Quarterly, and elsewhere. Her hybrid-genre chapbook Feral Domesticity, which includes poetry, fiction, and illustrations, is forthcoming from Robocup Press this summer. Continue reading