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Bedlam and Baby: Parables of Creation in Jack Kirby and Chris Ware

A look at scenes of creation, drawing, and comics-making. Continue reading

 
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Intermission

This week we’re taking a break from the Layout Workbook series. Continue reading

 
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Dustin Harbin: Day Five

The grand finale! Continue reading

 
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Dustin Harbin: Day Four

Our man remembers a year past… Continue reading

 
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A Chester Brown Notebook

Some notes that try to tease out a fuller account of Chester’s remarkable “comic-strip memoir.” Continue reading

 
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Dustin Harbin: Day Three

And the award goes to… Continue reading

 
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Saitō Takao and the “Gekiga Factory”

Studios, factories, and the rise of Saitō Takao in Japan. Continue reading

 
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Dustin Harbin: Day Two

The plot thickens in a Toronto auditorium. Continue reading