[DWJ] Comic strip about the Magicians of Caprona

Otter Perry ottertee at silverwinggraphics.com
Sat Apr 17 00:26:08 EDT 2010

>> 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?
>>> Yours,
>>> Jenny Schwartzberg
>>> The Newberry Library

And Otter Perry said:

>> Speaking for myself? No.
>> I think the puppets are creepy.

On Apr 16, 2010, at 12:14 PM, Helen Schinske wrote:

> I dunno. There ARE puppets in the book, and they ARE creepy. But  
> making the
> book into a puppet show distorts things.

That's what I meant.  The book is not well served by being depicted
as a puppet show.

> 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 <snip>

I agree, but Helen puts it better.  [I have no trouble telling Paolo  
from Tonino,


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