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Here’s Hoping They Buried Your Dreams With Him

Two weeks’ worth of complaining about comics in one! Continue reading

 
The Death of General Wolfe, by Benjamin West Comics Chronicles

Fact and Fancy in Seth’s G.N.B. Double C

Everybody misunderstands Seth. Popular mythology has pegged the cartoonist as a nostalgist hankering over the lost past. In fact, Seth is a fantastist obsessed not with the world-that-was but rather the world-as-it-might-have-been. Continue reading

 
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Gold Out of Straw

Ed the Happy Clown returns, Shadow covers do battle, an ancient penny drops, Adrian Tomine meets Liz Prince in a paper bag, and Ray Bradbury checks out. Continue reading

 
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THIS WEEK IN COMICS! (6/27/12 – Everything, Everything, Everything)

The summer season explodes with an eruption of quality that challenges the very boundaries of this column and the sanctity of your purse! Continue reading

 
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Smilin’ Zack Mosley’s Wilder Blue Yonder

The bumpy beginnings and intriguing flight of Smilin’ Jack. Continue reading

 
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New Talent Showcase 7

Skuds McKinley, Heather Benjamin, and Aron Nels Steinke Continue reading

 
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Reading Periodicals

In an age when companies like Fantagraphics and Drawn & Quarterly have almost completely curtailed their publishing of traditional comic books, it’s heartening to see so many smaller publishers embracing the concept. Continue reading

 
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THIS WEEK IN COMICS! (6/20/12 – Points, Lines, Mileposts)

Pure updates this time; lots of books coming out. Continue reading