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This Week in Comics

THIS WEEK IN COMICS! (8/5/15 – A Body Developed for Fucking Millionaires)

Unbelievable to think that commerce would intrude on the weekly shopping list column, but this is the world we’re given. Continue reading

 
Comic Book Decalogue

Episode 2: Caitlin Skaalrud

On the second installment of Comic Book Decalogue, cartoonist Caitlin Skaalrud (Houses of the Holy) talks mermaids, art school, and Midwestern border feuds. Continue reading

 
This Week in Comics

THIS WEEK IN COMICS! (7/29/15 – Resolution)

Mum’s the word in this special, “on time” edition. Continue reading

 
What Was Alternative Manga?

Back to the Avant-Garde: Sasaki Maki’s Nonsense

Sasaki Maki was the first Garo artist I tried to write about seriously, with the interests of the art world and art history in mind. Continue reading

 
This Week in Comics

THIS WEEK IN COMICS! (7/22/15 – Loot Crate International)

Behind this seal lies the answer to your most fervent prayers… if you are 8. Continue reading

 
Common Currency

A Child of the Revolution

In The Arab of the Future, the French-Syrian cartoonist Riad Sattouf remembers an errant childhood spent in France, as well as the Libya of Muammar Gaddafi and the Syria of Hafiz al-Assad. Continue reading

 
This Week in Comics

THIS WEEK IN COMICS! (7/15/15 – High Self-Esteem)

Literally all the news out Comic-Con. This is every single thing that happened. Continue reading

 
TCJ Talkies

Dylan Horrocks and Tom Hart on Silly Daddy by Joe Chiappetta

Talking about Joe Chiappetta’s inventive Silly Daddy. Continue reading