AVQ&A: What non-2015 pop culture did you just discover this year?
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This week’s question is a yearly tradition:
What non-2015 pop culture did you just discover this year?
As far as shameful secrets go, never having read Art Spiegelman’s Maus is hardly “I accidentally killed someone and got away with it,” but it’s a big hole if you’re interested in comics at all. Spiegelman’s graphic-novel retelling of his father’s experiences as a Jew in Europe during the Holocaust—including his time at Auschwitz—is …