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Book Giveaway! And Comic Recommendation! In One!

Like comics?  Like free books?

Layla Lawlor, author of the excellent comic Freebird, has released it in book form and is doing a giveaway.  Pop over to that post (or here on LJ or here on DW if you prefer) and recommend her a webcomic.  She’s going to do a drawing from all the people who submit a recommendation to win a copy of Freebird!

And Freebird is SO worth checking out, folks.  If you’re in doubt as to whether you’d like it, most of the strips are online for free, so give it a shake—I did and I couldn’t stop reading (and I’m not big into reading comics, either!). Layla’s blog is also a great read; she posts about writing and wolves in her yard in Alaska and impossible landscapes and other fun stuff.  Go take a look!

And now, let this post double as a recommendation post for Freebird, because I’ve been meaning to recommend it here anyway.  Y’know, I’m just going to go ahead and list a bunch of things I like about the comic (no big spoilers):

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Comic Recommendation: The Thrilling Adventures of Lovelace and Babbage

The other day, in writing the first entry of Gun Basics for Writers, I linked to Sydney Padau’s amazing comic, “The Thrilling Adventures of Lovelace and Babbage.”

And when I went to look up the link I ended up rereading.  The entire.  Comic.

This is my favorite comic ever, and I don’t say that lightly.  So, I am dedicating a post to recommending it.  Cue fanfare:

The Thrilling Adventures of Lovelace and Babbage, a webcomic (more like a web graphic novel) by Sydney Padua

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