Donald Duck “Lost in the Andes”

Fantagraphics’ inaugural volume in their complete edition of Barks’s Disney comics drops the reader in right at the onset of his creative surge. Continue reading


Alan Moore: Conversations

Whatever these are, they are not, with one or two early exceptions, conversations, any more than George Carlin’s monologues, or the Socratic dialogues, were conversations. Continue reading


The Carl Barks Big Book of Barney Bear

Amusing in parts, but nowhere near Barks’s best work. Continue reading


Kramers Ergot 8

Kramers feels like a “break out the good china” prestige anthology compared to the Armory Show-style upstart it was circa Summer 2003, but it’s still tapped directly into the zeitgeist. Continue reading



Gahan Wilson’s comic strip confronts the mysteries of childhood with often shocking frankness. Continue reading



Hayden’s anecdotes about parenthood and marriage are related with real wit and poignancy. Continue reading


The Great Northern Brotherhood Of Canadian Cartoonists

This is perhaps Seth’s strangest book to date. Continue reading


The Someday Funnies

Could be good, could be bad. Maybe a bit of both. Continue reading