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Today: Rob Clough on Eamon Espey’s Songs of the Abyss:

Songs of the Abyss, which likewise collects a number of mini-comics he’s published over the past few years, is in many ways a more mature and cohesive work. At its heart, this book is about worship. It’s about what we choose to worship, why we do so and the implications of this act. The essential point that Espey gets across is that what we choose to worship as a society and a culture has a savage component that is not unlike the way the Aztecs went about their ways: a vast civilization built on blood sacrifice, spectacle, hierarchies, false mysticism and degradation.

Elsewhere:

Tom Spurgeon on Aquaman.

Rob Steibel on Tom Scioli’s masses of humanity.

If you can’t get enough of me, here I am on the Tell Me Something I Don’t Know podcast.

Here’s a lawsuit closely related to similar events in comics.

And the New York Times profiles the new Fox programming block ADHD, which has content adapted from comics and Ben Jones as its creative director.


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