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Institution and Individual

The winners in the main categories at this year’s Angoulême festival raise interesting questions about French cartooning and satire. Continue reading

 
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THIS WEEK IN COMICS! (8/14/13 – Tales from Beyond Context)

Smut. Pain. Angst. Millar. Finally, a comics column that has it all. Continue reading

 
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George Booth: Semper Fi

The infinitely particularized world of the longtime New Yorker cartoonist. Continue reading

 
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Wacky Sh*t from the Back Issue Boxes

What can we get for 63 cents? Continue reading

 
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The Lost Comics of Jack Cole – Part 2 (1938)

1938 was the year that Superman appeared. It was also the year that Jack Cole became a comic book artist. Welcome to part two of my continuing survey of the lesser known (and, in some cases, virtually unknown) comics of … Continue reading

 
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THIS WEEK IN COMICS! (8/7/13 – Real Dolls)

It’s been too long since this website examined photo comics. Time for some real page views. Continue reading

 
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Leaping Windows Comics Cafe: The Indo-Manga Connection II

A comics destination in Mumbai. Continue reading

 
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Weak Violet Heights

Back to the rock pile of commercial genre comics, with a hammer. Continue reading