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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

 
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Geek Girl Con: Comics and Games Panel

This panel on the relationship between comics and games was recorded at the Geek Girl Con. Continue reading

 
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“We Don’t Have To Be That Political Anymore”: An Interview with Jeff Smith

Upon the publication of the collected, completed RASL, Jeff Smith talks about transitioning from Bone to sci-fi noir, the perils and advantages of self-publishing, and how the comics community has changed. Continue reading

 
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Morning Becomes Renee

An interview about Black Eye. Continue reading

 
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Blood and Thunder: The Complete “I Am Not Terry Beatty’s Girlfriend” Debate

In a classic example of authors responding to their critics circa 1988, Terry Beatty and his girlfriend Wendi Lee refute a negative review of Wild Dog in this series of letters from TCJ’s Blood and Thunder. An “I am not Terry Beatty’s Girlfriend” letter-writing contest ensues. Continue reading