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The Lakes International Comic Art Festival 2015 and Schlitzie

Kendal UK tour diary — and John Kelly checks in on Schlitzie developments Continue reading

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THIS WEEK IN COMICS! (10/28/15 – From the Germ of the Womb to the Worm of the Tomb)

Hope you get all the candy you can stomach on this diabolical day. Continue reading

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Bezango, WA: An Interview with Filmmakers Louise Amandes and Ron Austin

Back in 2011, two documentarians set out to make a movie about artists in the Pacific Northwest who make comics. They thought they were making a simple film about a beloved subject and then discovered they were in the middle of a cultural surge. Continue reading

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The Origins of RAW and a Lost Lynch is Discovered

At CXC, Spiegelman and Mouly discuss their early projects. And Jay Lynch talks about a painting of his recently rediscovered on Roadside Antiques. Continue reading

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THIS WEEK IN COMICS! (10/21/15 – 7,000 Words About the New Star Wars Trailer)

All of this week’s comics are either from Europe or people who’ve heard of Europe. Take it to the bank, Hank. Continue reading

Tezuka Osamu and Sakai Shichima, New Treasure Island (January 1947). What Was Alternative Manga?

Gottfredson’s Illegitimate Heirs: Tezuka Osamu and the Great Wall of 1945

Debating Tezuka’s American influences. Continue reading

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Twenty Small Press Anthologies Of Note

Taking the pulse of the alt-comics world by way of a traditional method: evaluating anthologies. Continue reading

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Noah Van Sciver: Day Five

October country. Continue reading