Great Job, Internet!: Read This: A haunting little comic about a mysterious radio station

It’s a prospect that would intrigue any die-hard, adventurous music lover: There’s this mysterious, staticky, barely audible radio station playing the best songs ever each midnight, but no one in town knows “a goddamned thing” about it, not even the handful of other people who have heard it. That’s the situation facing the unnamed heroine of Midnight Radio a sexy, noir-tinged comic written by Ehud Lavski and drawn by Yael Nathan. The short story is currently featured at both of their respective Tumblrs and is a reminder of a time in the not-so-distant past when radio, in its wild, pre-Clear Channel days, held sway over its loyal audience and seemed to wield some potent, intangible magic power over listeners. Reading this story, one is reminded a bit of George Lucas’ American Graffiti, in which Richard Dreyfuss eventually makes a pilgrimage to the lonely radio station where Wolfman …

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