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Eleanor Davis: Day One

Some assignments are more difficult than others. Continue reading

 
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Meghan Turbitt!

A conversation with the creator of #foodporn and Lady Turbo about sex, Catholicism, grotesque imagery, the transition from fine art to comics, and “hot dudes serving food.” Continue reading

 
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Brian Evenson on Ed the Happy Clown

Fiction writer and academic Brian Evenson joined Mike Dawson for a conversation about Chester Brown’s early graphic-novel, Ed the Happy Clown, which was first serialized in the one man anthology, Yummy Fur, and subsequently collected in a variety of formats.
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THIS WEEK IN COMICS! (8/20/14 – The Good Parts)

The loves of a mangaka: XPOSED. Continue reading

 
Garo no. 72 (February 1970), special issue on Hayashi Seiichi. What Was Alternative Manga?

Manga vs. Art History: Hayashi Seiichi at SISJAC

Modern art, comics, and some words with Seiichi Hayashi. Continue reading

 
Actual Trouble by Michael DeForge Symbol Reader

Shadow Puppets

The first installment of a new monthly column, in which the cartoonist Julia Gfrörer uses principles of psychoanalysis, philosophy, and comparative mythology to deliberately overthink the symbolic language of comics.
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THIS WEEK IN COMICS! (8/13/14 – Tangled Notes Toward an Early Biography of Ryōichi Ikegami)

The gangly years of an old legend. Continue reading

 
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THIS WEEK IN COMICS! (8/6/14 – $94.3 million to spend on comics.)

Dapper Dan! Can I write about movies! Uhh, Boyhood hasn’t opened around here yet… Continue reading