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Rube Goldberg Butts In

Trying to grasp the inexhaustible career of a master. Continue reading

 
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Short Run Small Press Fest 2013: Mad Stacks (of Zines)

An on the scene report. Continue reading

 
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Figuring Out George Carlson (Part 2)

Further into the career of the great unheralded cartoonist. Continue reading

 
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Figuring Out George Carlson (Part 1)

Digging up George Carlson and his extremely busy career. Continue reading

 
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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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The Lost Comics of Jack Cole – Part 1 (1931-38)

A study of Cole’s lesser-known comics and cartoons sheds light on his greatest work, and reshapes our current narrow understanding of this secretive, influential 20th century pop artist. Continue reading