A Ghost Story and The Weight of Time

Earlier this year, I read Richard McGuire’s graphic novel Here. It’s a book entirely composed of drawings of a particular space, depicted from the beginning of time to far in the future. One page will show a man in 2005 taking care of his father in his living room, for example, and the next page will show a Native American shooting an arrow, hundreds of years in the past, but in the same spot. One page shows a holographic woman in 2213 teaching a group of tourists about the technology people used centuries ago, and another shows the Earth...

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