Bloom County, by Berke Breathed

Bloom County Episode XI: A New Hope, by Berkeley Breathed – One of themes in the collection of cartoons is the run-up to the 2016 US presidential election.

After a 25-year absence, comic book artist Berkeley (“Berke”) Breathed restarted his famous and much-loved comic strip, Bloom County on Facebook, in 2015. Of course I was delighted, but it had me wondering: why did he stop in the first place? And why did he start again, with so many years in-between? (And even more important – is it working?) (Continue reading…)

About M. Bijman

Avid reader, longtime writer of book reviews and literary analyses. Interested in literature, creativity and cognition, language and linguistics, musicology, and technology. Occasionally writes poems and bits of music.

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