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THIS WEEK IN COMICS! (6/29/16 – Carnivalesque)

The no-liberation zone. Continue reading

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Episode 11: Dean Haspiel

The cartoonist behind The Quitter and Beef with Tomato talks the dual impacts of Jack Kirby and Prince, as well as his new serial, The Red Hook. Continue reading

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Connecticut Cartoonists #5: The Philosopher of Okefenokee Swamp

Walt Kelly, George Ward, Pogo, and politics. Continue reading

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THIS WEEK IN COMICS! (6/22/16 – Mighty No. ’98)

Dedicated to you. Our future pioneers… Continue reading

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A Retrofit Comics Survey

Taking stock of a wide, stylistically various range of comics, released over the past three years by the imprint run by Box Brown and Big Planet Comics. Continue reading

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THIS WEEK IN COMICS! (6/15/16 – Machine Shop)

This time, I shall preserve the margins of the front page with mechanical precision. Continue reading

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Episode 10: Lane Milburn

Milburn (Twelve Gems) discusses halting his Vice strip Envoy, a ‘lazy river’ theory of comics-making, the Closed Caption Comics group, and polarizing creators from R. Crumb to Frank Miller. Continue reading

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Outcault, Goddard, the Comics, and the Yellow Kid

How They Unwittingly Conspired To Bring a New Mass Medium into Popular Culture. Continue reading