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“Red People for a Red Planet”: Acme Novelty Library #19, Color, and the Red Leitmotif

Things are not going well on Mars or on Earth. Chris Ware tells these tales with the help of a cartoonist’s best friend: the circle. Continue reading

 
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THIS WEEK IN COMICS! (7/10/13 – Invisible People)

I can see you… and all the comics! Whew, another worthwhile column description for the books! Continue reading

 
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THIS WEEK IN COMICS! (7/3/13 – Oceanfront Queries)

Trouble rears its stormy head to menace our man’s vacation! Good thing there’s still plenty of shit to summarize. Continue reading

 
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The Lost Comics of Jack Cole – Part 1 (1931-38)

A study of Cole’s lesser-known comics and cartoons sheds light on his greatest work, and reshapes our current narrow understanding of this secretive, influential 20th century pop artist. Continue reading

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

It wasn’t all easy at first. Continue reading

 
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THIS WEEK IN COMICS! (6/19/13 – Superheroes in Hell)

Above and below, there are comics everywhere. Continue reading