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Six Observations about Alison Bechdel’s Graphic Archive Are You My Mother?

Working through the new book. Continue reading

 
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THIS WEEK IN COMICS! (5/30/12 – They Always Show on Wednesday Anymore)

Man, I used to get a break on holiday weekends. Why didn’t they think of me? Continue reading

 
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Avengers, Please Assemble: The Time Has Come To Hurt Sam Henderson’s Feelings

Deep thoughts about Batman. Continue reading

 
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THIS WEEK IN COMICS! (5/23/12 – Variations)

Echoes and reflections of comics in fine art, albeit not so fine that I couldn’t obtain it while waiting on my latte and a $1.00 slice of cheesecake. (I had a coupon.) Continue reading

 
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A Stretch in the Bone Age: The Life and Cartooning Genius of V.T. Hamlin

The Harv turns his historical gaze upon the creator of Alley Oop. Continue reading

 
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Permanent Tour 4

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Nope, No Need To Call That Brinks Truck

Tucker Stone’s strategy for defending Garth Ennis devolves into threats of violence, and Abhay Khosla talks MorrisonCon Continue reading

 
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Freeway to UPA

Freeway by Mark Kalesniko (Fantagraphics) UPA: The Jolly Frolics Collection (TCM) The eponymous metaphor of Matt Kalesniko’s Freeway is almost too easy: A transportation network that once granted free and effortless mobility that’s become a morass of stagnation and frustration … Continue reading