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THIS WEEK IN COMICS! (4/16/14 – Eclipse Watch Companion)

L’Association veterans, sadcore manga and women of many continents populate our mid-April list. It was 75 degrees yesterday, and it’ll be 27 tonight. Continue reading

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Tessa Brunton: Day Two

The journey begins. Continue reading

Brunton1 A Cartoonist’s Diary

Tessa Brunton: Day One

Travel fears Continue reading

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“Facts You Never Knew!!!”

Looking at some of Jack Kirby’s earliest published work. Continue reading

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The Ballpoint Worlds of Jeremy Baum

Baum’s comics and illustrations revolve around a set of subverted genre themes, as fantasy, conspiracy, and science fiction tropes are blended with pet images. Continue reading

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THIS WEEK IN COMICS! (4/9/14 – You’ve had the best…)

…NOW HERE’S THE REST! Golf manga: what does it look like? Who makes it? Can I put it in my mouth, safely? Counsel within. Continue reading

Matsumoto Katsuji, illustration for Hans Christian Andersen's What the Moon Saw, Shōjo no Tomo (January 1934). What Was Alternative Manga?

Matsumoto Katsuji and the American Roots of Kawaii

A look at shojo manga pioneer Matsumoto Katsuji (1904-86). Continue reading

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Danica Novgorodoff: Day Five

Under the bridge. Continue reading