Grotesque Anatomy
Thursday, May 20, 2004
  Demonstratively Good
The winners of the Great Demo Giveaway have been announced.  Congratulations to everyone who won.  You are all some sick, sick people and I want to know why you're not writing superhero comics.

In other Demo news, Tony Isabella is the latest reviewer to read and fall in love with the series.  I think I had an experience similar to Tony's:  After my first pass, I thought, "These are some pretty good comics."   After my second and third reads, I realized, "Wow, these are some great comics!"  Loved Tony's description of Becky Cloonan's art style as "grunge manga."

Finally, here's one more Demo review I found -- a review (in the loose sense of the word) of Demo #5 from Sequential Tart's Adrienne Rappaport.  I wasn't going to link to it at first because it doesn't really add much to discussion of the story.  But it does serve as a nice illustration of the "reaction vs. review" distinction (I'd say this piece falls strongly on the side of reaction) and it sets the stage for some of the issues I want to address in my next "Review Reaction Reflection" installment, so I'm including it as an example I might refer back to later.
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