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THIS WEEK IN COMICS! (9/9/15 – Alternating Current Criticism)

Wake up! The future arrives every morning, but does Electricomics herald more than just a new spin of the same sphere? Continue reading

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Modesty Blaise and Peter O’Donnell and the Last Great Adventure Strip

To me, Modesty Blaise and Willie Garvin are a literary pair that ranks with Damon and Phintias. Or Roland and Oliver. Sherlock Holmes and Doctor Watson. Continue reading

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A Problem for the Comics Snob

The problem for the comics snob is the superhero comic that’s too good to ignore. The reference is facetious; good comics aren’t a problem for anyone. The problem is this: Ignoring mainstream comics is easy. Continue reading

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THIS WEEK IN COMICS! (9/2/15 – History Stares Back)

The unexpected return of a forgotten forum. Continue reading

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Dead Cats at Moonlight – The Art of Clare Victor “Dwig” Dwiggins

A documentary about the forgotten comics of early 20th century childhood. Continue reading

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Glenn Head: Day Five

Remembering paternal words of wisdom. Continue reading

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Glenn Head: Day Four

Still a bum. Continue reading

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Caitlin McGurk and John Porcellino on I Never Liked You and Summer of Love

A discussion of two landmark teenage memoirs by Chester Brown and Debbie Dreschler. Continue reading