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John Goldwater, the Comics Code Authority, and Archie

How a Poor Orphan Boy Invented One but Not the Other.
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THIS WEEK IN COMICS! (7/27/11 – Traditions Continue!)

One door closes, another door opens. But often in comics it’s an older door to a room you’ve seen… Continue reading

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What’s the frequency, Kenneth? Continue reading

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Jason Lutes

The author of Berlin and Jar of Fools enters the studio. Continue reading

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THIS WEEK IN COMICS! (7/20/11 – Blank Room Dispatch)

A summer travel edition, postcards included. Continue reading

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The Slow Build

So, what does this have to do with comics? Continue reading

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The History of Webcomics

The earliest webcomics predate the World Wide Web and are almost as old as public online file transfer. Continue reading

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Tatsumi Yoshihiro’s “Black Rainbow”

The true roots of Tatsumi’s Black Blizzard. Continue reading