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Sam Alden and Sophia Foster-Dimino on Two Comics by GG

In this episode, the creator of It Never Happened Again and the creator of Sex Fantasy discuss the work of the cartoonist known only as GG. Continue reading

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A Vogue for I Don’t Get It: Hayashi Seiichi vs. Sasaki Maki, 1967-69

In the late 1960s “Hayashi and Sasaki” became a set conjunction, and remained so in much retrospective writing. Amongst the standby names used to group their work were “avant-garde manga” (zen’ei manga), “difficult-to-understand manga” (nankai manga), and “anti-manga” (anchi manga). Continue reading

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THIS WEEK IN COMICS! (12/16/15 – Reading is my REAL home.)

Very short, like my time in this place. Continue reading

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Episode 6: Dylan Horrocks (HOLIDAY SPECIAL)

In this double-sized holiday edition, Dylan Horrocks discusses the magic of Tove Jansson, the problems of late-period Eisner, and the troubled legacy of Dave Sim. All that, and a special guest drops by! Continue reading

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Sky in Stereo

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THIS WEEK IN COMICS! (12/9/15 – Educated Guesses)

Believe it or not, you may be hearing more from this week. Continue reading

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The Comics Workbook Rowhouse Residency

Lets get ready to rumble !!! Continue reading

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THIS WEEK IN COMICS! (12/2/15 – Out of Doors)

From one home to another. Continue reading