[DWJ] Comic strip about the Magicians of Caprona
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Fri Apr 16 14:14:45 EDT 2010
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From: "Otter Perry" <ottertee at silverwinggraphics.com>
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Subject: Re: [DWJ] Comic strip about the Magicians of Caprona
> On Apr 16, 2010, at 9:01 AM, Jenny Schwartzberg wrote:
>> *What do you think? Would it make someone who hadn't read the book, go
>> and find a copy to read?
>> Jenny Schwartzberg
>> The Newberry Library
> Speaking for myself? No.
> I think the puppets are creepy.
I dunno. There ARE puppets in the book, and they ARE creepy. But making the
book into a puppet show distorts things. I am not quite sure how you make
puppets be creeped out at being puppets.
I didn't think the strip made sense at all -- they hadn't chosen the right
things to make any element of the situation clear. You can't even tell the
difference between Tonino and Paolo (of course I always get them mixed up in
the book, anyway -- somehow Paolo seems like a more diffident name, and
suits Tonino better than his own does, though Paolo isn't a very brash
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