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The Lost Comics of Jack Cole – Part 1 (1931-1937)

A study of Cole’s lesser-known comics and cartoons sheds light on his greatest work, and reshapes our current narrow understanding of this secretive, influential 20th century pop artist. Continue reading

 
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Let’s Talk Turkey. Sandwiches!

Tucker reviews the latest comics, and Abhay experiments with Valiant fan fiction. Continue reading

 
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Kim Thompson as Critic

There were many Kim Thompsons: translator, anthologist, editor, publisher. The first Kim Thompson I encountered was Kim the critic, who tended to get lost in the busy shuffle. Continue reading

 
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THIS WEEK IN COMICS! (6/26/13 – Sex and Violence in the Early Direct Market)

It wasn’t all easy at first. Continue reading

 
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THIS WEEK IN COMICS! (6/19/13 – Superheroes in Hell)

Above and below, there are comics everywhere. Continue reading

 
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Bringing Up Father and the Rest of the Comic Page

Jiggs and George McManus Continue reading

 
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John Updike Said It Best When He Started Screaming Obscenities at a Parked Car

Back from the country, feeling mellow. Continue reading

 
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First Impressions

Let’s take a look at the work of a sextet of new cartoonists. Continue reading