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Fairy Quest: Outlaws #1 KinderComics

Fairy Quest: Outlaws No. 1

Can we declare a moratorium on mix-and-match fairy tale pastiche, especially the kind with obvious franchise ambitions? Continue reading

 
Sakai Shichima and Tezuka Osamu, New Treasure Island (1946-47), cover. What Was Alternative Manga?

Tezuka Osamu Outwits the Phantom Blot: The Case of New Treasure Island cont’d

Osamu Tezuka, Sakai Shichima and the complicated history of a manga classic. Continue reading

 
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Minicomics Of Note

Ten of the most interesting comics that have come my way over the past few months. Continue reading

 
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THIS WEEK IN COMICS! (2/20/13 – Irregular Holiday Celebrations)

Cooking up the freshest capsule summaries of whatever looks to be coming. PLUS: “Movies of the French” Continue reading

 
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I’m All About The Love, Baby Blossom

The mellowing. Continue reading

 
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Friendly Ghosts and Comics Form

Greatness and minimalism in a disposable kid’s comic . . . Continue reading

 
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THIS WEEK IN COMICS! (2/13/13 – New Touch City)

Everyone wants to know the future of comics. Here’s one of ‘em. Continue reading

 
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Extreme Boy Pizza Party

From the To Read stack, plus Abhay Khosla on DC WTF?! Continue reading