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“Take Me To Your Leader,” a gag cartoon by Jack Davis which eventually ran in Playboy in the late 1950s. Riff Raff

The Woes of Working for Hef

Cartooning legends from Jack Cole to Harvey Kurtzman drew for the deep-pocketed, wannabe cartoonist Hugh Hefner, but there were some significant downsides. Continue reading

 
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THIS WEEK IN COMICS! (11/4/15 – It’s Light Again as I Finish)

Movies? Cartoons? Comics! Continue reading

 
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Isaac Cates on Asterios Polyp by David Mazzucchelli

The Cartozia Tales editor talks about Mazzucchelli’s ambitious graphic novel. Continue reading

 
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The Lakes International Comic Art Festival 2015 and Schlitzie

Kendal UK tour diary — and John Kelly checks in on Schlitzie developments Continue reading

 
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THIS WEEK IN COMICS! (10/28/15 – From the Germ of the Womb to the Worm of the Tomb)

Hope you get all the candy you can stomach on this diabolical day. Continue reading

 
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Bezango, WA: An Interview with Filmmakers Louise Amandes and Ron Austin

Back in 2011, two documentarians set out to make a movie about artists in the Pacific Northwest who make comics. They thought they were making a simple film about a beloved subject and then discovered they were in the middle of a cultural surge. Continue reading

 
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The Origins of RAW and a Lost Lynch is Discovered

At CXC, Spiegelman and Mouly discuss their early projects. And Jay Lynch talks about a painting of his recently rediscovered on Roadside Antiques. Continue reading

 
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THIS WEEK IN COMICS! (10/21/15 – 7,000 Words About the New Star Wars Trailer)

All of this week’s comics are either from Europe or people who’ve heard of Europe. Take it to the bank, Hank. Continue reading