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THIS WEEK IN COMICS! (7/25/12 – Skeleton Crew)

What the hell, a bunch of this stuff isn’t even comics! At least talk about the new Twilight manga, sheesh. Continue reading

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New Talent Showcase 10

Alex Schubert, Vice Comics, and Jaako Pallasvuo Continue reading


One Set Of Footprints? That’s When I Picked You Up And Twirled You Around, Kissing You All The While

Convention news, and—a change in tone? Continue reading

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Milton Caniff, Steve Canyon and the Fair Sex

In 1948 the usually shrewd cartoonist misjudged his public’s appetite for the risqué. Continue reading

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THIS WEEK IN COMICS! (7/18/12 – New Frontiers in Police Harassment)

Judge Dredd delivers an ex parte opinion on North American comics, though the real par-tay remains at your local retailer! I want to be saved from my own life. Continue reading

Tezuka Osamu, The Streamline Case (October 1948), cover. What Was Alternative Manga?

Tezuka Osamu and American Comics

Tezuka was a comic book artist, first and foremost, his dreams and later successes with animation notwithstanding. And as a comic book artist it would only make sense if comic books were his strongest influence, which indeed they were. Continue reading

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New Talent Showcase 9

Angie Wang, Aaron Cockle, Jessica Campbell, Max de Radigués, Andy Burkholder Continue reading

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I Read Somewhere That These Things Are Worth Money

Tucker is mellowing? Plus Comic-Con. Continue reading