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A Single Match

Comics pundits will be scratching their heads over Oji Suzuki’s A Single Match, the latest entry in Drawn & Quarterly’s ongoing line of gekiga books. Continue reading



A long out of print political classic returns in Dutch. Continue reading


Night Animals

Brecht Evens’ gorgeous pamphlet Night Animals is one more entry in the Little Nemo column: a surface-level book that hints frustratingly at greater depths which prove difficult to actually access. Continue reading


Independently Animated: Bill Plympton

This book demonstrates an artist who has so well exceeded his influences that he has become a sub-genre of the form himself. Continue reading



You go to Collier for the “Collier Experience.” Continue reading


Weapons of the Metabaron

If bad publicity is better than no publicity, then Weapons of the Metabaron is comfortably ahead of nearly every other Franco-Belgian genre comic currently in English release. Continue reading


The Complete Peanuts: 1979-1980

These strips mostly date from my early childhood years, which is to say, the late seventies to mid-eighties – not generally considered Peanuts’ best era. Continue reading


City-Hunter Magazine #1

An odd little magazine that walks on the outer fringes of what most would consider “comics,” while showcasing a barrage of imagery from one of the medium’s most exciting visual stylists. Continue reading