Monday, October 02, 2006

Still Wired

Staying Wired

The series continues to inspire with its depth and multi-level story telling, watching The Wire is like riding a bike, it takes forever to figure it out but once you do, there's no going back to the way things were.

A character worth noting is Denis "Cutty" Wise played by Chad L. Coleman Who without any support from any systems may be the only character that sees saving the boys from the neighborhood as more than just a game or 9-5 He is a ray of hope in an otherwise very dark enviornment

Sisters Step Forward

The Occult Crimes Taskforce follows the exploits of rookie Detective Sophia Ortiz (modeled after Rosario Dawson), who is recruited into the ranks of a covert police investigation unit established to monitor and control supernatural activity in the Manhattan Underground. The series is co-created by Rosario Dawson, written by David Atchison and illustrated by Tony Shasteen. OCT has also been optioned as a movie by Dimensions Films which would star the actress

Educational Graphic Novels

After Art Spiegelman's Holocaust memoir Maus and the more recent release of The 9/11 Report: A Graphic Adaptation, we now know that even the most serious subject matter, whether it's fiction or nonfiction, can be rendered clearly and dramatically in the comics medium. But Oprah Winfrey?

Rosen Publishing Group has about a half-century's worth of experience in the educational publishing field. Most of the New York-based house's product is focused on school-ready material, available through its Power Kids Press imprint. But it also offers a growing list of graphic nonfiction, including biographies, mythology, real-world mysteries and even a series on Civil War battles. The newest, and arguably most interesting, addition to this part of the business is the half-dozen graphic nonfiction biographies released in September covering the lives of important African-American leaders. more-


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