Broadmoor Lunatic Asylum

Wanna know what Broadmoor looked like? I know I do! Here’s some pictures:

The BBC: Broadmoor Hospital: Inside a Victorian ‘lunatic asylum’

Daily Mail: Portraits of madness: Some were brilliant. All had a compulsion to kill. Broadmoor’s first inmates caught on camera

Getty Images: Broadmoor Criminal Lunatic Asylum Pictures and Images

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How To Read a Graphic Novel

For many of us in the group this is our first foray into graphic novels. In case you needed a little background on how to approach or read graphic novels, here’s a a helpful guide from artist/writer/creator Jessica Abel and a TEDx conference video from Associate Dartmouth Professor Michael Chaney that give a little background on why comics are “serious” now, how you go about reading them and why graphic novels contain an intimacy or power that print novels and movies do not.

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