Creative Freedom

I assure you, they can do much more than write or draw -insert famous super-hero name here

As a child, I never paid much attention to the creators’ names printed inside of the comics that I collected each week. I was more interested in the characters within the books than who was responsible for their plight (wait, those characters are fictional?). As an adult, I pay close attention to the writers and artists that work on the books that I’m reading and have come to appreciate the work put into each title. 

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Judging by Covers

When it comes to comics, you should totally judge a book by its cover

We’ve all been told not to judge a book by a cover, and typically this is actually referring to people, and I have to agree with this idiom.  But when it comes to books, especially comic books, judging by the cover is typically a large factor in the decision making.  That’s like saying we shouldn’t judge a movie by its trailer, when in fact that is exactly what you should do. 

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Elusive Women: Girl with a Pearl Earring and Flaming June at the Frick

A timeless classic is coming to a museum near you!

My (now) fiancé proposed to me in the Frick Collection in Manhattan during the exhibition: Vermeer, Rembrandt, and Hals: Masterpieces of Dutch Painting from the Mauritshuis. Specifically, he proposed in front of my favorite Vermeer: Girl with a Pearl Earring

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