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Dominic Umile writes about comics and other books. He formerly covered new music for REMIX, THE BROOKLYN RAIL, ORLANDO WEEKLY, MIAMI NEW TIMES, and more.

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WASHINGTON CITY PAPER: Batman and the Rise of Nerd Culture

In The Caped Crusade: Batman and the Rise of Nerd Culture, NPR critic Glen Weldon examines DC Comics’ most relatable property.

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WASHINGTON CITY PAPER: Chester Brown at Politics & Prose

In a confrontational collection of new comics, Chester Brown challenges widely held ideas about sex workers in the Bible.

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WASHINGTON CITY PAPER: 'Sam Zabel and the Magic Pen'

Real-world obstacles so often encountered by creative types temper the vintage sci-fi weirdness in Dylan Horrocks's Sam Zabel and the Magic Pen.