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Hare Tonic

Andy Capp is Sixty This Year

On the face of it, the Andy Capp comic strip ought to have failed the moment it arrived on these shores in 1963. Continue reading

 
Grid

Ghost World at Twenty: Daniel Clowes’s Dialogue

Innovation in the 1990s: a comic book in which people talk like people. Continue reading

 
Riff Raff

Wet Earth

Lala Albert’s new book from Sonatina, with drawings far more accomplished than anything Albert has done before. Continue reading

 
Comic Book Decalogue

Episode 25: Emil Ferris

Ferris (My Favorite Thing Is Monsters) talks superheroes and dada, politics and accessibility, Will Eisner, Ted Leo, and more. Continue reading

 
Ice Cream For Bedwetters

Loomings

I hadn’t read a comic book in months when I picked up The Saga of the Sub-Mariner – the single longest period of time in my entire life without reading a comic. Why did I decide to break my fast with The Saga of the Sub-Mariner? Continue reading

 
Common Currency

The Green Hand and Other Stories

Nicole Claveloux’s comics give fantastic flight to common emotions in colors and landscapes that border on the surreal, and are glimpses of a road not taken, in which comics evolved differently. Continue reading

 
Riff Raff

Is This the Dave Gibbons Way?

In his new book, the artist of Watchmen tries to explain “How Comics Work”. Continue reading

 
10 Cent Museum

Feininger’s Grandkids

What if comics held up Lyonel Feininger as a model rather than Jack Kirby? Continue reading