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Dan Zettwoch and Rina Ayuyang on The Freddie Stories by Lynda Barry

Two great cartoonists, the creators of Birdseye Bristoe and Whirlwind Wonderland respectively, discuss Lynda Barry’s Freddie Stories. Continue reading

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THIS WEEK IN COMICS! (9/9/15 – Alternating Current Criticism)

Wake up! The future arrives every morning, but does Electricomics herald more than just a new spin of the same sphere? Continue reading

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Modesty Blaise and Peter O’Donnell and the Last Great Adventure Strip

To me, Modesty Blaise and Willie Garvin are a literary pair that ranks with Damon and Phintias. Or Roland and Oliver. Sherlock Holmes and Doctor Watson. Continue reading

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A Problem for the Comics Snob

The problem for the comics snob is the superhero comic that’s too good to ignore. The reference is facetious; good comics aren’t a problem for anyone. The problem is this: Ignoring mainstream comics is easy. Continue reading

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THIS WEEK IN COMICS! (9/2/15 – History Stares Back)

The unexpected return of a forgotten forum. Continue reading

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Dead Cats at Moonlight – The Art of Clare Victor “Dwig” Dwiggins

A documentary about the forgotten comics of early 20th century childhood. Continue reading

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Glenn Head: Day Five

Remembering paternal words of wisdom. Continue reading

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Glenn Head: Day Four

Still a bum. Continue reading