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Louis-Armstrong-main Mad About Music: My Life in Records

Part 9: Westward

This week: Drugs, relationships, and the San Francisco comics scene. Continue reading

 
Oda Eiichirō, One Piece, volume 62 (May 2011), cover. What Was Alternative Manga?

Manga 3.11: The Tsunami, the Japanese Publishing Industry, Suzuki Miso’s Reportage, and the One Piece Lifeboat

The effects of the tsunami on the business and content of Japanese comics publishing. Continue reading

 
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Tom Kaczynski

Publisher and cartoonist Tom Kaczynski is the guest in the TCJ Talkie Hutt this week. Continue reading

 
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THIS WEEK IN COMICS! (8/31/11 – Young Funnies Live Forever)

Secret links between Ben Katchor and The Crow, and other amusements while my editors are without power. Continue reading

 
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Forty and Counting: Bill Griffith’s Zippy

Zippy, the character, not the comic strip, passed the forty-year milestone late last year. Continue reading

 
Michael DeForge Riff Raff

Tulsa Boogie Woogie

Route 666! Continue reading

 
Swami Satchidananda-main Mad About Music: My Life in Records

Part 8: The Sixties

Dropping in… Continue reading

 
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Steve Ditko — HA! / AH! — Laughing at Death.

Ditko is a satirist — Ditko creates Black and White Black Comedy with Sick Humor. Ditko’s Creeper: Performance, Heroism, and Mania. Ditko is the single most innovative artist/humorist to come out of the Mainstream Comics Industry. Discuss. Continue reading