The Ten Best Issues of Comic Books

By Alice Notley b. 1945 Alice Notley
1. X-Men #141 & 142

2. Defenders #125

3. Phoenix: The Untold Story

4. What if. . .? #31

5. New Mutants #1

6. New Mutants #2

7. Micronauts #58

8. Marvel Universe #5

9. New Mutants #14

10. Secret Wars #1

Alice Notley, “The Ten Best Issues of Comic Books” from Grave of Light © 2006 by Alice Notley and reprinted by permission of Wesleyan University Press. www.wesleyan.edu/wespress

Source: Grave of Light (Wesleyan University Press, 2006)

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Poet Alice Notley b. 1945

SCHOOL / PERIOD New York School (2nd Generation)

Subjects Arts & Sciences, Reading & Books, Social Commentaries, Popular Culture

 Alice  Notley

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Alice Notley has become one of America’s greatest living poets. She has long written in narrative and epic and genre-bending modes to discover new ways to explore the nature of the self and the social and cultural importance of disobedience. The artist Rudy Burckhardt once wrote that Notley may be “our present-day Homer.” 

Notley was born in Arizona and grew up in Needles, California. After earning her BA from Barnard College and . . .

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SUBJECT Arts & Sciences, Reading & Books, Social Commentaries, Popular Culture

SCHOOL / PERIOD New York School (2nd Generation)

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