Wednesday, March 30, 2011
Sunday, March 27, 2011
Friday, March 25, 2011
Notes from Goreyana about The Hand of the Necromancer:
Once again, Edward Gorey has created a color wraparound dust jacket painting and a black and white frontis illustration for this title. While perfectly serviceable, Mr. Gorey's work on this book lacks a spark of inspiration and drama he exhibits on other titles from the series.
Tuesday, March 15, 2011
Johnny Dixon comes home from a movie and listens to the radio, which is tuned into Camel Caravan, “a musical program that did the hit tunes of the week” and featured Vaughn Monroe and other singers Johnny liked [The Curse of the Blue Figurine; 56].
Thursday, March 10, 2011
Tuesday, March 8, 2011
Thursday, March 3, 2011
The massive bronze doors of the tomb were flanked by two Grecian columns, and the Childermass name was chiseled on the cornice. A few feet from the entrance stood a white marble statue of a bearded man in old-fashioned formal dress. He held a top hat and gloves in one hand, and with his other hand he pointed at the tomb [The Chessmen of Doom; 16].