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Julia Wertz on Can’t We Talk About Something More Pleasant? and Spent

A conversation with the Infinite Wait creator about autobiographical graphic novels by Roz Chast and Joe Matt. Continue reading

 
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Ben Humeniuk talks with the Chicago-based author of Twelve Gems. Continue reading

 
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THIS WEEK IN COMICS! (7/16/14 – When Summer is Over for Me, It’s Over for Everyone)

Speeding away into the world of commerce. Continue reading

 
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THIS WEEK IN COMICS! (7/9/14 – Hell Eternal)

Revisiting one of the most striking experimental horror comics of the 1990s, of which little note has been made. Continue reading

 
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Harold Gray and the Limits of Conservative Anti-Racism

Race, Harold Gray and Little Orphan Annie. Continue reading

 
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Comics Club

You can do it! Continue reading

 
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THIS WEEK IN COMICS! (7/2/14 – A Beginner’s Guide to Jademan)

300 issues. Alone, unmourned, unloved? Jademan. A brief introduction. Continue reading

 
Koga Masao, “Longing for Your Shadow,” lyric and music sheet (Victor Records, January 1931); Mori Shin'ichi, Longing for Your Shadow, 12” LP (Victor Records, May 1968), cover art by Iwata Sentarō. What Was Alternative Manga?

Enka Gekiga: Hayashi Seiichi’s Pop Music Manga

If his autobiographical reminisces are true, then Hayashi Seiichi’s literary life began with falling tears. As he recalled the early 50s in “Azami Light” (“Keikō,” 1972): “‘Look at you sniveling like a little girl,’ said my mother. She turned her … Continue reading