Parting Really Is Such Sweet Sorrow : Colin Lidston’s “The Age Of Elves” #5


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Okay, fair enough, in purely chronological terms it may have only encompassed a handful of days, and in purely geographic terms it may have only taken us from Baltimore to Milwaukee and back again, but it certainly feels like we’ve been on quite a journey with the nerd/outcast clique at the heart of Colin Lidston’s sublime The Age Of Elves series from Paper Rocket Mini Comics, and in purely emotional terms it’s fair to say that we have — and so it’s only fitting, as this remarkably heartfelt, but decidedly unvarnished, look at the lives of high school “geeks” comes to a close, that the focus is squarely on Sara, the most fleshed-out character of the group and our “entry point” as readers from word go. Yes, this is an ensemble-cast story after a fashion, but it’s really been her story all along, and as such hers is the only…

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One response to “Parting Really Is Such Sweet Sorrow : Colin Lidston’s “The Age Of Elves” #5

  1. Pingback: Lisa’s Week In Review: 1/25/21 — 1/31/21 | Through the Shattered Lens

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