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Jonny Negron!

The intelligence behind Jonny Negron’s comics transforms his low-culture and underground influences into fully formed work of surprising sophistication. Continue reading

 
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Renée French

Mike talks to the cartoonist behind such disturbing works as The Ticking and Marbles in My Underpants about style, what’s acceptable (and not) in today’s comics world, and her second career as a children’s book creator. Continue reading

 
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THIS WEEK IN COMICS! (3/14/12 – 2 or 3 Things I Know About Gir)

Homage to a horny goof. Continue reading

 
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Study Group Comics

Shop talk with Zack Soto. Continue reading

 
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Guns & Butter

Now, it is time to reset this column. It’s not about alternative manga. It started out thinking it was but now it’s changing. Continue reading

 
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“This Man, This Monster”: Super-Heroes and Super-Sexism.

Ken Parille looks at Super-Ugly Muscles and Male Superhero Outfits. Continue reading

 
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THIS WEEK IN COMICS! (3/7/12 – Screaming ’80s)

In uttering the correct pronunciation of Métal Hurlant last week, Dan Nadel summoned the powers of the Atom Style to my command, damning us all. Plus: upcoming comics. Continue reading

 
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Comic Book Hoarders

Gimme, gimme, gimme! Continue reading