Ryan’s eye for history, combat and outright frenzy is as impressive as it is for contemporary North American architecture and, combined with some startling work by colourist Jordie Bellaire, you will know by page five the true meaning of bloodlust.
– Stephen on Three by Kieron Gillen & Ryan Kelly, Jordie Bellaire
The Undertaking Of Lily Chen (£20-99, First Second) by Danica Novgorodoff.
This is a fiction.
It is a delightful fiction, a dazzling fiction, a whimsical fiction, a most peculiar fiction and a funny old fiction with the unlikeliest streak of romance set in rural China.
This is not fiction, as reported on July 26th 2007 by The Economist:
“Parts of China are seeing a burgeoning market for female corpses, the result of the reappearance of a strange custom called “ghost marriages”. Chinese tradition demands that husbands and wives always share a grave. Sometimes, when a man died unmarried, his parents would procure the body of a woman, hold a “wedding,&