J. L. BELL is a Massachusetts writer who specializes in (among other things) the start of the American Revolution in and around Boston. He is particularly interested in the experiences of children in 1765-75. He has published scholarly papers and popular articles for both children and adults. He was consultant for an episode of History Detectives, and contributed to a display at Minute Man National Historic Park.

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Monday, November 17, 2008

More Wisdom from xkcd

Last November I announced the first Comics Week at Boston 1775, looking at how the medium now given the high-falutin’ term “graphic novels” has treated the American Revolution. Now, a little more than a year later, it’s time for Comics Week again!

We’ll start with xkcd, Randall Munroe’s “webcomic of romance, sarcasm, math, and language.”

From the sequence of strips that starts here.

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