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THIS WEEK IN COMICS! (1/13/16 – Plastic Soul)

A fond look at books I put in storage, i.e. every installment of this column in 2016. Continue reading

 
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Aidan Koch: Day Two

Bird on the beach. Continue reading

 
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Aidan Koch: Day One

The author in Key West. Continue reading

 
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Herriman Riff

“I feel like we’re all in these punk bands and we all go to punk shows and then we go home and we’re supposed to study ragtime music.” Continue reading

 
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THIS WEEK IN COMICS! (1/6/15 – The Five People You Meet in Nemesis)

Thanks to everyone who missed me, and sorry for making you regret it so soon! Continue reading

 
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20 Comic Favorites of 2015

Paul Tumey’s top of the heap. Continue reading

 
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Sam Alden and Sophia Foster-Dimino on Two Comics by GG

In this episode, the creator of It Never Happened Again and the creator of Sex Fantasy discuss the work of the cartoonist known only as GG. Continue reading

 
Hayashi Seiichi and Sasaki Maki, photographs from A Vogue for I Don't Get It, Weekly Asahi (August 22, 1969). What Was Alternative Manga?

A Vogue for I Don’t Get It: Hayashi Seiichi vs. Sasaki Maki, 1967-69

In the late 1960s “Hayashi and Sasaki” became a set conjunction, and remained so in much retrospective writing. Amongst the standby names used to group their work were “avant-garde manga” (zen’ei manga), “difficult-to-understand manga” (nankai manga), and “anti-manga” (anchi manga). Continue reading