Monthly Archives: June 2013

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Let’s Talk Turkey. Sandwiches!

Tucker reviews the latest comics, and Abhay experiments with Valiant fan fiction. Continue reading

 
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And All That

Tucker and your weekend reading and buying. Continue reading

 
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Macintosh’s Waterproof Life Preserver

Ulli Lust and the world’s newest oldest comic. Continue reading

 
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Either Way

Kim Thompson, Carol Tyler, recaps and reviews. Continue reading

 
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Kim Thompson as Critic

There were many Kim Thompsons: translator, anthologist, editor, publisher. The first Kim Thompson I encountered was Kim the critic, who tended to get lost in the busy shuffle. Continue reading

 
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“I Was Dipping a Pen at My Dying Mother’s Bedside”: An Interview with Carol Tyler

An interview with the You’ll Never Know and The Job Thing creator about page design, not being known as a “finisher,” dealing with family illness, and portraying sensitive details about close relatives. Continue reading

 
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Panel on the Origin of Fantagraphics Excerpt Courtesy of Mike Catron

In this excerpt, Kim Thompson, Gary Groth and Mike Catron discuss the earliest days of Fantagraphics and The Comics Journal at the 2001 Comic-Con International: San Diego. Continue reading

 
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THIS WEEK IN COMICS! (6/26/13 – Sex and Violence in the Early Direct Market)

It wasn’t all easy at first. Continue reading