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Gilbert and Gubar's The Madwoman in the Attic after Thirty Years
Annette R. Federico, Sandra M. Gilbert
Stolen
Annette LaPointe
Journey Into Mystery: Fear Itself - Kieron Gillen More than anything else, this reminds me of the great early days of John Ney Rieber's run on The Books of Magic. A clever and unpredictable and frequently vulnerable protagonist, a true sense of the numinous and the strange, old myths and old fairy tales mingled together, the sense of a great and varied cast, a large and extraordinary universe.

I'm deducting a point because the plotline is sort of choppy -- clearly a lot is going on in other Fear Itself tie-ins--but this really is marvelous.

Full review, including references to but no spoilers for the next volume.