Oli Belas is a writer, teacher, and independent academic, living in Walthamstow, London. He has at least one friend - Ren - and this friend sometimes adds pictures to Oli's words. Sometimes, Oli adds words to Ren's pictures.

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On Reading Jeff Lemire

Jeff Lemire tells stories beautifully. And because they are so told, the stories themselves are beautiful. Often, there is something bleak and crisp at work in his work: so much resonant, wide-open space in which nostalgia echoes and over which his clean, hard lines are scratched – fine, hair-line scars written over deeper wounds.