Australian Left Review

Article Title

The Comfort of Alex


David Nichols


There must be very few adults these days who, upon buying the daily paper, immediately turn to the comic section: those that do are probably self-consciously trying to rekindle some childhood pleasure. Most people probably don’t even read the comics anymore, and certainly the days are long-gone when a paper’s popularity stood or fell on its comic section.



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