Kindred: a powerful graphic novel adaptation of Octavia Butler's slavery masterpiece


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Originally published at: http://boingboing.net/2017/01/26/kindred-a-powerful-graphic-no.html

Octavia Butler is a name to conjure with: the first African-American woman to rise to prominence in science fiction, Butler’s fiction inspired generations of writers by mixing rousing adventure stories with nuanced, razor-sharp parables about race and gender in America; she was the first science fiction writer to be awarded the MacArthur Genius Grant, and her sudden and untimely death left a hole in the hearts of her readers, proteges and admirers.


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Butler’s book is great, so I’m anxious to see how this version turned out. It’d make a good movie too.


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It’s worth mentioning that, back in the glory days of the interset, Sci-Fi’s excellent Seeing Ear Theatre created an audio adaptation. It’s abridged, but still well worth the time to listen.

They’ve been offline for a while, but fans saved some copies and now they’re back up…
http://www.sffaudio.com/seeing-ear-theatre/


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