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I look forward to reviewing this article. On first glance the article looks well-prepared and informative, and being familiar with the quality of the nominator's previous work, I have no doubt that this will quickly be promoted as a GA. Within the next 24 hours, after a few closer readings, checking the citations and images, I'll be able to give a full review. Thanks!--ColonelHenry (talk) 02:35, 17 October 2013 (UTC)
The writing is excellent, the sources are solid, the images clearly tagged. So most of the GA criteria are met or exceeded. My questions are largely concerning the organizational structure of the article, and a two question about image selection.--ColonelHenry (talk) 14:51, 17 October 2013 (UTC)
I have always been sceptical of using the name "Overview" for a section header--coming from the belief that the lede is the overview.
Renamed' to "Content", which was suggested for another of my articles. Curly Turkey (gobble) 04:02, 18 October 2013 (UTC)
Section header: Would "Plot synopsis" be more accurate/contextually informative?
Section header: Would "Writing history" or something be more accurate than the general "background"
The "Background" contains more general background information than just the history of the book, so if the section were to be renamed, I don't think "Writing history" would be the best choice. Curly Turkey (gobble) 04:02, 18 October 2013 (UTC)
As a suggestion for addressing the above, I would reorganize the article's sections as: Lede, 1-Plot and interpretation (with sections 1.1 -"Plot synopsis", then the combined 1.2 - "Style"), 2-Writing history (formerly "Background"), 3-Publication history, 4-Reception and legacy, and then the notes/references/external links as presented.
Are any images available from Gods' Man that you could include to show Ward's art?
I guess I was thinking the cover was sufficient to show the style, without loading a short article up with lots of Fair Use images. I guess an actual page would be best, though. I think virtually every page of the book has found its way onto the internet, so it's just a matter of choosing.
I've chosen File:Lynd Ward (1929) Gods' Man - surrounded by wineglasses.jpg, as it's mentioned in the article body. Curly Turkey (gobble) 04:02, 18 October 2013 (UTC)
Third paragraph of the "Reception and legacy" section: In 1973, cartoonist Art Spiegelman created a four-page comic strip called "Prisoner on the Hell Planet" about his mother's suicide. Is there a reason why fn.23 is located there instead of at the end of the sentence? I would find the placement of the footnote at the end of the sentence more logical and for better flow.
The details (year & page count) were from different sources, so I split up the refs, in case I end up cutting & pasting around and forget the information was combined into one ref. Curly Turkey (gobble) 04:02, 18 October 2013 (UTC)
I would have put it as  at the end of the sentence, not combined it. But I see the logic behind your reasons.--ColonelHenry (talk) 13:23, 18 October 2013 (UTC)
The fair use NFC-book cover image is relevant to the subject. Both of the public domain images are relevant to the inception of the work and its legacy, but I have a pending question above regarding whether images from the article's subject are available. (18OCT13) - Nominator added an image from the book which is a permitted use of non-free content.
Pass or Fail:
An excellent, informative and compelling article that meets or exceeds the GA criteria. Good Work.