Considering I wasn't that big a fan of This Side of Paradise on television, John Byrne has managed to follow this episode up with something quite brilliant. One question I'd like clarifiedhowever is it Photoplay or Photomontage, as the cover says "Play" and theinner-cover says "Montage"? Read Full Review
The photomontage style takes pictures from many different episodes and re-captions, adjusts, overlays, or just plain changes them. They are not many comics that do this. Usually, when it is done, the photo novel follows the original story almost exactly. Those photo novels are meant to capture, as exactly as possible, the spirit of the original screenplay. This is different; Byrne is using those original series pictures as the canvas on which he paints a news story. Read Full Review
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