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Freeway to UPA

Freeway by Mark Kalesniko (Fantagraphics) UPA: The Jolly Frolics Collection (TCM) The eponymous metaphor of Matt Kalesniko’s Freeway is almost too easy: A transportation network that once granted free and effortless mobility that’s become a morass of stagnation and frustration … Continue reading

DOCFATEtres-c Remembrance of Comics Past

Howard Sherman

The debut of a new column based on letters to the author. This week: Howard Sherman, artist for Dr. Fate. Continue reading

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THIS WEEK IN COMICS! (5/16/12 – That’s My Name)

No, really, you should go read Ryan Holmberg’s column first. Did you? Okay, I’ve got Danes. Continue reading

Tezuka Osamu, Manga College (August 1950), cover. What Was Alternative Manga?

Tezuka Osamu & The Rectification of Mickey

Tezuka, Disney, and languages of cartooning and reproduction. Continue reading

IMG_1211 Riff Raff

Permanent Tour 3

Picksburgh Continue reading


Clan In The Front, Let Your Feet Stomp

When fanboys attack. Continue reading

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THIS WEEK IN COMICS! (5/9/12 – 4 Excuses for a Late Column)

Lord, what day is it? This column’s still good, right? I mean good as in ‘useful,’ naturally. Continue reading

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Permanent Tour 2

Try a Little Harder. Continue reading