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The Lost Comics of Jack Cole – Part 2 (1938)

1938 was the year that Superman appeared. It was also the year that Jack Cole became a comic book artist. Welcome to part two of my continuing survey of the lesser known (and, in some cases, virtually unknown) comics of … Continue reading

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THIS WEEK IN COMICS! (8/7/13 – Real Dolls)

It’s been too long since this website examined photo comics. Time for some real page views. Continue reading

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Leaping Windows Comics Cafe: The Indo-Manga Connection II

A comics destination in Mumbai. Continue reading

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Weak Violet Heights

Back to the rock pile of commercial genre comics, with a hammer. Continue reading

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New Small Press Comics Review

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THIS WEEK IN COMICS! (7/31/13 – Number Two in Superhero Fiction)

A glimpse into the evolution of a superhero artist precedes this latest arrangement of happy premonitions. Continue reading

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Building Stories

A collection of notes on Chris Ware’s Building Stories Continue reading

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THIS WEEK IN COMICS! (7/24/13 – Forgive my brevity, but we just got through a heatwave.)

Yeah, there was a comics convention last week. But at the same time, half a world away, some real business was going down… Continue reading