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HOWL howls louder and louder almost 60 years on

Howl: A Graphic Novel - Allen Ginsberg;Eric Drooker

I've shifted my 4.5-star review of this comic book, I mean graphic novel!, to my blog:

 

http://tinyurl.com/p44mngu

 

This is a case where the addition of pictures made a huge and positive difference to my experience of a work. If, like me, you don't want to decode words and interpret pictures because the combination is almost always less than the sum of the parts, here is an exception to the rule.

 

Beautiful. I understand the poem far better for having read this.

 

And someone please explain why James Franco gets so much snark lobbed at him. The film of this was quite good.