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Johnny Hart to Appear B.C.

The life, times and beliefs of Johnny Hart, creator of the caveman comic strip B.C. Continue reading

 
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THIS WEEK IN COMICS! (3/21/12 – Like a dog!)

This week a secret co-writer joins me in discussing Chantal Montellier, Robert Crumb, and the disease of the instincts. Plus, new and old books, with and without pictures. Continue reading

 
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We’ll Go Back To Mourning Moebius When Alan Moore Tells Jason Aaron That He Didn’t Mean To Hurt His Feelings

Tucker Stone debuts the TCJ incarnation of his legendary weekly roundup of the latest funnybooks. Continue reading

 
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Jonny Negron!

The intelligence behind Jonny Negron’s comics transforms his low-culture and underground influences into fully formed work of surprising sophistication. Continue reading

 
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Renée French

Mike talks to the cartoonist behind such disturbing works as The Ticking and Marbles in My Underpants about style, what’s acceptable (and not) in today’s comics world, and her second career as a children’s book creator. Continue reading

 
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THIS WEEK IN COMICS! (3/14/12 – 2 or 3 Things I Know About Gir)

Homage to a horny goof. Continue reading

 
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Study Group Comics

Shop talk with Zack Soto. Continue reading

 
Kitazawa Rakuten, High Collar Puck, special issue of Tokyo Puck (April 1905), cover. What Was Alternative Manga?

Guns & Butter

Now, it is time to reset this column. It’s not about alternative manga. It started out thinking it was but now it’s changing. Continue reading