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Flop To The Top

Flop To The Top is the single best book in the entire Toon line. Continue reading

 
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Stroppy

This is perhaps the most overtly political work Bell has done to date. Continue reading

 
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Island #1

In the heady late-aughts days of Brandon Graham’s WordPress blog Royal Boiler, he’d freely post sketch pages, previews of upcoming work (typically King City panels), and personal work anecdotes — but he’d also act as a curator. Each post usually … Continue reading

 
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SuperMutant Magic Academy

The complete collection of Jillian Tamaki’s acclaimed webcomic about supernaturally gifted teens dealing with completely natural teenage problems. Continue reading

 

Blubber #1

This brutal little one shot from Gilbert Hernandez constructs a libidinous circle of life via six loosely connected strips of blackly comic body horror, creepily cute animal weirdness, and nightmarish nature documentary deadpan, occupied by spindly creepazoids and bowling pin-shaped … Continue reading

 
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Melody

In the early to mid 1980s, Sylvie Rancourt self-published Melody, a French-language comic in which she recounted her experiences performing as a young nude dancer in Montreal clubs. Initially selling the comic to the clubs’ patrons (she ultimately published six … Continue reading

 
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Archie #1

Oh, Archie! Continue reading

 
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Fogel’s Underground Price & Grading Guide

In the early 1970s, not having read a comic book in 20 years, my interest was re-drawn to them by the question of what gave value to art. I had considered comic books worth a dime, since this is what … Continue reading