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Comics Chronicles

Racism as a Stylistic Choice and other Notes

Some notes on race and comics which attempt to bring some nuance and complexity to a frustrating debate by bringing some historical facts to the table. Continue reading

 
Riff Raff

Layout Workbook

We’ll be looking at paper sizes available for making comics on American photocopier machines. So bust out your ruler, triangle, and compass. Continue reading

 
Hare Tonic

Dick Locher and Dick Tracy

After 28 years drawing and/or writing Dick Tracy, Dick Locher is giving up stewardship of the iconic comic strip. Continue reading

 
A Cartoonist’s Diary

Vanessa Davis: Day Five

The fifth day in a week of the life of cartoonist Vanessa Davis. Continue reading

 
Say Hello

Blaise Larmee!

The 26-year-old artist Blaise Larmee is not one to let his work speak for itself. Continue reading

 
A Cartoonist’s Diary

Vanessa Davis: Day Four

The fourth day in a week of the life of cartoonist Vanessa Davis. 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

 
A Cartoonist’s Diary

Vanessa Davis: Day Three

The third day in a week of the life of cartoonist Vanessa Davis. Continue reading