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Alfredo John Plastino, 1921-2013

A life in comics. Continue reading

 
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“If You’re Going to Fail, Just Make Sure You Fail Big”: An Interview with Gene Luen Yang

The American Born Chinese author talks about his newest book (Boxers & Saints), recreating history, and the role of faith in creative life. Continue reading

 
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“I Was Convinced that Beirut Stopped at that Wall”: An interview with Zeina Abirached

A conversation with the author of A Game for Swallows. Continue reading

 
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Art Spiegelman: Co-Mix

Five thoughts on the exhibition. Continue reading

 
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A Landmark in Comics History: The Billy Ireland Cartoon Library and Museum Opens in Columbus, Ohio

This year has seen no shortage of comics-related events and exhibitions, but the occasion most likely to have a long term impact is the opening of the Billy Ireland Cartoon Library and Museum at Ohio State University. Continue reading

 
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Joey Manley, 1965-2013

The novelist, webcomics pioneer, and founder of Modern Tales has passed away at the age of 48. Continue reading

 
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“I’ve Already Forgot What I Said to You, But I Know It’s the Truth”: The Testimony of Jean-Pierre Dionnet

The indefatigable co-founder of Métal Hurlant and Les Humanoïdes Associés holds forth on life, art, crime, war, and his return to English translation. Continue reading

 
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Nick Cardy, 1920-2013

The inventive and beloved artist of Bat Lash and Teen Titans has died. Continue reading