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The Cage Stands As Before: The Comics of Yvan Alagbé

The elusive French-Beninese comics artist Yvan Alagbé returns to expand upon his 1994 masterwork Les Nègres jaunes. The result is one of the most intricate, challenging, and moving grand family narratives in comics. Continue reading

 
Funnybook Roulette

Gods Do Favors, Darwin Doesn’t

Business evolution, comic book heroes and comic book makers. Continue reading

 
This Week in Comics

THIS WEEK IN COMICS! (9/3/14 – This column is a digital exclusive!)

Whenever I speak, I must cry out, violence and outrage is my message; the word of COMICS has brought me derision and reproach all the day. Continue reading

 
A Cartoonist’s Diary

Eleanor Davis: Day Five

When things are bad. The final installment of this week’s Eleanor Davis’s diaries. Continue reading

 
A Cartoonist’s Diary

Eleanor Davis: Day Four

An unexpected visitor. Continue reading

 
TCJ Talkies

Caitlin McGurk and Jim Rugg on Ghost World and The Death Ray by Dan Clowes

Chatting about the depictions of teenage friendships in the books of Dan Clowes. Continue reading

 
A Cartoonist’s Diary

Eleanor Davis: Day Three

Telephone pole serenade. Continue reading

 
This Week in Comics

THIS WEEK IN COMICS! (8/27/14 – 52 is an Artificial Limit, and other obvious statements)

None of you understand. I’m not locked up in here with you. You’re locked up in here with me. Continue reading