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“This Strange Profession”: Abner Dean Interrogates the Gag

The “Brave Nude World” of philosopher, psychologist, psychiatrist, anthropologist, and cartoonist Abner Dean. Continue reading

 
Jack Kirby: Behind the Lines

“He is Awake — Must Carry Out Mission Programmed During War”

Captain America, Syd Shores, and the Marvel Method. Continue reading

 
This Week in Comics

THIS WEEK IN COMICS! (1/29/14 – I’M COMING IN, HIGHSIDE)

I’m just charging into this one, guns blazing. Nothing can keep me from European comics. Nothing. Continue reading

 
What Was Alternative Manga?

Seduction of the Innocent, Hiroshima 1950

An interesting research detour. Continue reading

 
Riff Raff

Humble Beginnings

Self published comics by Anders Nilsen and Adrian Tomine Continue reading

 
This Week in Comics

THIS WEEK IN COMICS! (1/22/14 – Good News for People Who Love Bad News)

A happy journey into the world of funny animals! What a sunny week ahead! Continue reading

 
Riff Raff

Bill Boichel’s BEM Publications ’85-’98

Obscure mini-comics from Pittsburgh PA! Continue reading

 
This Week in Comics

THIS WEEK IN COMICS! (1/15/14 – How Many People Can Say They’ve Drawn the Biggest Comic There Was?)

Examining one of the under-read comics of last year, despite all the commotion. Continue reading