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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

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THIS WEEK IN COMICS! (5/18/11 – Transformer)

Scenes from evolution by collaboration. Also, have you heard about Chester Brown? He has a comic! Continue reading

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Dustin Harbin: Day One

In which an American goes to Canada. Continue reading

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A Footnote to an Obit

Bill Blackbeard died and none of us knew for six weeks thereafter. Continue reading

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Layout Workbook 10

This week we’re going to look at some spreads from David Mazzucchelli’s Asterios Polyp. Continue reading