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The Nobel Prize for Cuckoldry

Bill Griffith’s Invisible Ink is a memoir as fascinating in its way as Fun Home. Where Alison Bechdel gave us a look inside of a closeted life when closets were in flower, Griffith takes us across the border into the times before the times changed. Continue reading

 
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Providence: Lovecraft, Sexual Violence, and the Body of the Other

Craig Fischer on Moore’s mind-bending masterpiece. Continue reading

 
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THIS WEEK IN COMICS! (2/3/16 – I don’t care what you say, this French trophy I got for best column ever is real as hell.)

I always knew I was special. But it wasn’t until I bought comics that everyone else did too. Continue reading

 
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The Minicomix Revolution Will Not Be Televised

The revolution will not be televised The revolution will not be brought to you by Xerox – Gil Scott-Heron, The Revolution Will Not Be Televised (1970) The humble, photocopied minicomic sprang into being in the early 1970s and has become a prime … Continue reading

 
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Connecticut Cartoonists #1 The Alex Raymond Circle

The hard drinking romance-style crew. Continue reading

 
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THIS WEEK IN COMICS! (1/27/16 – Imagine a Blank Page)

A single word balloon rises. Continue reading

 
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The White Boy Trilogy and Garrett Price, Part 1

Garrett Price’s White Boy, a vividly original comic strip set in the American West, appeared on the scene in 1933, shapeshifted three times in three years, and then faded into obscurity faster than a wind-blown smoke signal. Since then, a few slim sheaves of … Continue reading

 
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Emily Flake

The cartoonist and author behind Mama Tried and Lulu Eightball tells all. Continue reading