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Framed!

Seeking Salivation! Food in Early Comics

University of Washington professor José Alaniz invited me to prepare and deliver a guest lecture on early comics for his class on food-themed comics. You could say I hoped the project would turn out to be something I could sink my teeth into. I was not disappointed. Continue reading

 
This Week in Comics

THIS WEEK IN COMICS! (2/8/17 – Astonished At My Doctrine)

Just an unusual and varied lineup this week; please accept it into your heart. Continue reading

 
No One Knows You're A Dog

Webcomics Binge Read: Homestuck Part 2

It’s been too long since Part 1 of my binge-read through Andrew Hussie’s juggernaut webcomic-cum-multimedia-phenomenon Homestuck. Continue reading

 
This Week in Comics

THIS WEEK IN COMICS! (2/1/17 – A Comedy for the People of the World)

Don’t be scared off by the title. It’s not as bad as you might expect. Don’t give up on it yet. Give it a shot. You could do worse. No one loves a quitter. Continue reading

 
High-Low

The Best Short-Form Comics of 2016

Our minicomics columnist chooses his thirty favorite shortform comics published last year. Continue reading

 
This Week in Comics

THIS WEEK IN COMICS! (1/25/17 – Chin-Stroking Consortium)

Mmm, a sleepy drink for a sleepy week… Continue reading

 
Hare Tonic

Krazy Love

How George Herriman’s metaphysical comedy evolved.

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High-Low

The Comics Nurturer: Kevin Czap & Czap Books

Kevin Czap was recently awarded the Emerging Talent award at the Cartoon Crossroads Columbus (CXC) festival, a fitting honor for a cartoonist and publisher who is starting to publish on a more aggressive basis. A self-proclaimed “Comics Mom,” Czap’s goal … Continue reading