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Elizabeth Sandifer

Elizabeth Sandifer created Eruditorum Press. She’s not really sure why she did that, and she apologizes for the inconvenience. She currently writes Last War in Albion, a history of the magical war between Alan Moore and Grant Morrison. She used to write TARDIS Eruditorum, a history of Britain told through the lens of a ropey sci-fi series. She also wrote Neoreaction a Basilisk, writes comics these days, and has ADHD so will probably just randomly write some other shit sooner or later.Support Elizabeth on Patreon.

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  1. Eric Gimlin
    August 28, 2014 @ 8:02 am

    Saga is one of those books that I can appreciate the craft on, but that has utterly and completely failed to engage me in practice. It's not that I haven't given in a fair try; thanks to the humble bundle a little while back I've read the first two collections.

    I think it's possible Vaughan just doesn't work for me, although I really can't understand why. I was absolutely amazed by the first issue of Y and actually kept going on that until somewhere in the 30's, at which point I realized I hadn't actually read an issue in a year and dropped it.

    Anybody else have someone like that? A creator who you recognize as very good, doing books that you should love based on your normal interests, who almost always falls flat for you.

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  2. encyclops
    August 28, 2014 @ 10:27 am

    I'm having trouble getting behind Kieron Gillen's stuff, to be honest. I tried a trade of Phonogram and while I recognize a lot of things in it I theoretically dig, I just didn't see a lot of there there. I'm dutifully buying The Wicked and the Divine and while it's worth it for the art alone (always a key point for me with comics), I'm left hoping the story hooks me more once it's done introducing its characters.

    I'm 100% on board with Saga, though. On balance I dig Vaughn — I loved Runaways and I thought Ex Machina was brilliant. Y the Last Man didn't do much for me, though, except as a joke around the house ("why the last man?" my girlfriend and I would say to each other).

    I know the feeling you're talking about. It's super frustrating.

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