Justin Davis Tag

Staff Review: Batman: The Killing Joke By: Justin Davis Alan Moore’s 1988 classic graphic novel starts with Batman visiting Arkham Asylum to see if the Joker and he can settle their differences before one finally kills the other. However, Batman soon finds out the Joker has escaped...

The Brady Civil War Photos, Fold3, and the Indiana Room By: Justin Davis In addition to the United States Civil War profoundly impacting the development of the country, it was also one of the first conflicts that made good use of photojournalism to capture the historical importance...

Book Review: The Stand by Stephen King By: Justin Davis, Indiana Room Digital Assistant If novels like Salem’s Lot and It established Stephen King as one of America’s best known writers of horror, then The Stand cemented him as one of our country’s best living storytellers. Totaling...

[caption id="attachment_20562" align="alignright" width="154"] A portrait of Kin Hubbard.[/caption] Kin Hubbard and Abe Martin of Brown County By: Justin Davis, Indiana Room Digital Assistant Way before Jim Davis found success in the funny papers with everyone’s favorite tabby cat, Garfield, there was another Hoosier humorist whose characters were...

The Indiana Room Collection – Brown County By: Justin Davis, Indiana Room Digital Assistant Ever since I moved to Indiana in the early 2010’s, Brown County has held a special place in my heart. It’s a place that I can go to disconnect from daily life, either...

11/22/63 By: Stephen King According to Stephen King, the idea for writing this novel, which tells the story of a time traveler who goes back in time to stop the assassination of Kennedy, first occurred to him in 1971, a full forty years before its actual publication date....

Blood Meridian By: Cormac McCarthy Not too long ago, a friend asked me why I considered Blood Meridian my favorite novel. Although it’s a simple question, I found it difficult to answer. Of course, the prose is beautifully poetic, and the historical accuracy is astounding, but these...

The Fishers Library will be opening at 10:00 a.m. on Saturday, October 27 due to the Brew Ha Ha 5K.