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Lichtenstein and the Art of Letters     

Roy Lichtenstein is one of the twentieth-century’s most important artists. He’s far from one of its best letterers. Continue reading

 
This Week in Comics

THIS WEEK IN COMICS! (4/19/17 – Glyph Reader International)

Scenes from the apocalypse craze! Ready your soul for deliverance unto the high spire of GLOBAL FUNNIES. Continue reading

 
This Week in Comics

THIS WEEK IN COMICS! (4/12/17 – St. Deals)

If you buy 40 comics for a dollar, that’s still a lot of money! Continue reading

 
This Week in Comics

THIS WEEK IN COMICS! (4/5/17 – Warmer)

I almost don’t need a coat, but I’ve put on weight. Continue reading

 
Hare Tonic

Gluyas Williams: Master of Line and Shape and Subject

A life of the master of the clear line. Continue reading

 
Comic Book Decalogue

Episode 18: Maggie Umber

On the eighteenth episode of Comic Book Decalogue, Maggie Umber (Time Capsule, Sound of Snow Falling) discusses Ron Wimberly, Johnny the Homicidal Maniac, and the comics tastes of Guillermo del Toro. Continue reading

 
This Week in Comics

THIS WEEK IN COMICS! (3/29/17 – Goodbye, Sweetheart)

Above we see my favorite bit of Dominique Goblet’s Pretending Is Lying – published in French in 2007 and entirely re-lettered by the artist herself for the 2017 English edition. Goblet also collaborated on the translation itself, with Sophie Yanow; … Continue reading

 
Hare Tonic

A Look Back at 20 Years of Mankoff’s New Yorker

The Incomparable Mankoff. Continue reading