Devil at the Door: The Devil in Paradise Lost & Mike Carey’s Lucifer [3/3]

This segment within the series contains some spoilers for the Lucifer comic book series. You’ve been warned!  The first two parts of the article can be found here and here.   A Question of Medium All creative work is up to interpretation, and it’s literary work that tends to dwell in this ambiguity even more…

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Devil at the Door: The Devil in Paradise Lost & Mike Carey’s Lucifer [2/3]

Hi, everyone. Let's pretend, just for one second, that I never got eaten by life and this installment isn't horrendously late. For those of you who just came around, you can read the first article in this series here. So now that we’ve covered the Devil as a personification of evil, let’s look at his identity as…

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Devil at the Door: The Devil in Paradise Lost & Mike Carey’s Lucifer [1/3]

The up and coming train wreck of an adaptation of Mike Carey’s Lucifer for the small screen and the reboot they'll be putting into print in December awakened two things in me: massive feelings of table-flipping rage (“BUT WHY THE FUCK IS IT A COP DRAMA?!?!?!”) and strong need to revisit my undergraduate thesis for English Literature.…

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