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GolfSample0001_zps582b4c94 This Week in Comics

THIS WEEK IN COMICS! (4/9/14 – You’ve had the best…)

…NOW HERE’S THE REST! Golf manga: what does it look like? Who makes it? Can I put it in my mouth, safely? Counsel within. Continue reading

 
Matsumoto Katsuji, illustration for Hans Christian Andersen's What the Moon Saw, Shōjo no Tomo (January 1934). What Was Alternative Manga?

Matsumoto Katsuji and the American Roots of Kawaii

A look at shojo manga pioneer Matsumoto Katsuji (1904-86). Continue reading

 
danica5 A Cartoonist’s Diary

Danica Novgorodoff: Day Five

Under the bridge. Continue reading

 
danica4 A Cartoonist’s Diary

Danica Novgorodoff: Day Four

Teaching kids art. Continue reading

 
MKBrown Funnybook Roulette

Sometimes a Watermelon is Just a Watermelon

Walt Kelly, M.K. Brown, George Wunder and George Carlson.
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danica3 A Cartoonist’s Diary

Danica Novgorodoff: Day Three

The allure of a cabin in the woods. Continue reading

 
danica2 A Cartoonist’s Diary

Danica Novgorodoff: Day Two

Meeting the neighbors. Continue reading

 
ObscureSample0001_zpsdd01334f This Week in Comics

THIS WEEK IN COMICS! (4/2/14 – Sex and the Obscure Cities)

Not an April fool’s joke – that’s really what I titled my column. I am gonna get busted down to ¡Viva la Comix! and I am ready to die. Continue reading