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tatsumi-black_blizzard(1956)-comics What Was Alternative Manga?

Big Robot, Big Foot

Can you identify these comic book references in a couple of seminal Japanese comics? Continue reading

 
Goulartcov Remembrance of Comics Past

Fred Ray

The historical travels of a journeyman cartoonist. Continue reading

 
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Charles Barsotti

The Kansas City-based cartoonist discusses his long career in cartoons and at The New Yorker. Continue reading

 
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THIS WEEK IN COMICS! (3/6/13 – A Wafer Duly Spat to the Floor at the American Secular Mass)

More service than you can stand; more attention than you can bear. Continue reading

 
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I Totally Forgot To Get Mad At That Remake of Total Recall

Can mainstream comics hire the Green River Killer? Is the Green River Killer willing to demean himself by working for Marvel or DC? Continue reading

 
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Stan Lynde, the Western, and the Spirit of Independence

Rich O’Shay, Latigo, The Price of Fame, and Pardners,
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Days of Yesteryear

Now that all our fond hopes for 2013 have been dashed and our memories of 2012 rendered into a whited sepulcher, wouldn’t it be wonderful to relive those innocent times? Well, then, I’ve got the column for you. Continue reading

 
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THIS WEEK IN COMICS! (2/27/13 – Last Century in Comics Critics!)

Be this the mark of ideals, or decay? Only critics know, and now they’re talking… FROM AN AGE BEFORE THE COMICS JOURNAL!! Continue reading