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Wonder Woman’s Secrets in Context

Jill Lepore’s The Secret History of Wonder Woman is a major event in comics scholarship. But no scholarly work stands alone; all are always part of a wider conversation. Continue reading

 
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“But You Bugger One Kaiser . . .”

The latest from Joe Sacco and Ted Rall. Continue reading

 
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THIS WEEK IN COMICS! (11/26/14 – Who, above all, is to blame?)

The roar of a lion across the freezing earth; capsules. Continue reading

 
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What Sold at CAB

Trends in My Comic-Book Back-Issue Sales Continue reading

 
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THIS WEEK IN COMICS! (11/19/14 – A Few Words on the Predilections of Record Collectors)

Jazz! What is it? Can I read it? Can I make love to it?? Blutch will show you the way, signore. Continue reading

 
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The Art of Divination

In Aidan Koch’s “Configurations” the psychological interval between each panel is central, impossible for the reader to ignore, and in a sense that’s what this comic is actually about. Continue reading

 
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CAB 2014 Notes

A brief con report Continue reading

 
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“The Sponsor”: A Fourteen-Step Problem Comic

All about interpretation and responses to James Sturm’s comic strip “The Sponsor” . . . Continue reading