THE SEATTLE TIMES MAGAZINE / MARCH 18, 2001

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Cover Story: Whatever Happened To Comic Books?

WRITTEN BY RICHARD SEVEN
ILLUSTRATED BY PAUL SCHMID


Most people think of comic books as the turf of superheroes. But among a dedicated band of artists and Seattle's Fantagraphics Publishing, comic books are also the realm of dreams, delusions, laments and losers.

Plant Life: Splashes, Stripes and Splotches

 
WRITTEN BY VALERIE EASTON
PHOTOGRAPHED BY RICHARD HARTLAGE

As star or supporting player, variegated foliage enlivens the garden's stage.

On Fitness: Gym Gripes

 
WRITTEN BY MOLLY MARTIN
ILLUSTRATED BY BOO DAVIS

Even — or especially — in a fitness club, some universal rules of manners matter.

Northwest Living: Madrona Renaissance

 
WRITTEN BY KAREN MATHIESON
PHOTOGRAPHED BY BENJAMIN BENSCHNEIDER

Tradition calls for harmony, proportion and a hands-on spirit.

Taste: Gadget Mania

 
WRITTEN BY CATHERINE M. ALLCHIN
ILLUSTRATED BY SUSAN JOUFLAS

There's a device for every kitchen task. All you need is time to use it.
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