Armchair BEA 2015: Visual Expressions

There are so many ways to tell stories. Whether it’s comic books, graphic novels, visual novels, webcomics, etc, there are quite a lot of other mediums to tell a story. On this day, we will be talking about those books and formats that move beyond just words and use other ways to experience a story.…

ACCENT: SAILOR TWAIN by Mark Siegel

From the outset, this book is gripping. While the illustrations are beautiful, the story is engaging and well-told. The protagonist is a young steamboat captain named Twain. He navigates the Hudson River obsessively, all while avoiding his difficult home life. While he loves his invalided wife, he finds no pleasure remaining at home with her.…