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Daily OCD: 3/10/11
Written by Mike Baehr | Filed under The Comics JournalreviewsJoyce FarmerDaily OCD 10 Mar 2011 4:34 PM

Today's Online Commentary & Diversions:

Special Exits

Review: "Does this make Special Exits seem like a downer? Good. It is a downer. It's also funny and touching, and gratifyingly cleareyed about the messy emotions involved in caring for aging parents. [...] It's no spoiler to reveal that Special Exits doesn't have a happy ending. After all, no one gets a happy ending. But thanks to the hard work and loving care of Laura — and some heaven-sent hospice workers — her parents die more gracefully than many. And thanks to the thoughtful writing and art of Joyce Farmer, their lives and deaths will be a comfort to readers beginning to consider the end of their parents' lives — or their own." – Dan Kois, The Washington Post

TCJ.com

Commentary: Almost missed this — Sequential's Bryan Munn comments on the launch of the new TCJ.com and gives a brief history of The Comics Journal