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Event Watch — Justice League #1: Nothing Will Ever Be the Same Again. . .

They’ve hyped the new Justice League #1 as a “Game-Changer.” But is it? The Comics Journal investigates. 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

 
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Drawing Sex and Paying for It.

K asks, “Is there a right way to draw IT?” X, Y and Z answer, arguing about “The Libertarian Aesthetic.” Continue reading

 
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Bedlam and Baby: Parables of Creation in Jack Kirby and Chris Ware

A look at scenes of creation, drawing, and comics-making. Continue reading

 
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“Nothing Good Can Come Out of Dishonesty”: An Interview about Teaching with Ivan Brunetti

Cartoonist and teacher Ivan Brunetti discusses his new book with Ken Parille. Continue reading

 
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Moto Hagio’s “Bianca”: Against Culture

Ken Parille takes a close look at Moto Hagio’s “Bianca” and finds something sinister. Continue reading