“The Mockery of It…”

…more here from last year’s premier of the old blogsite. The image here, found on the web, seems to be from cartoonist Hugh MacLeod. Don’t know the man, but the work is really good…

On the surface it seems a fairly frivolous idea, I suppose. Make a comics version of a novel instantly recognizable but, to most people, completely oblique and difficult to read.

Hell, maybe even use funny animals to make the character types more distinctive. People love funny animals, right?
But I take Joyce, and comics, pretty seriously and it became clear that any respectable adaptation of  one thing that I love into that other form which I love equally well was, in fact, serious business.
So Bloom would not be a bunny.

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