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In Clothes Called Fat

In the world of In Clothes Called Fat, a beautiful appearance isn’t just something to strive for; it determines your lot in life. Continue reading


Frontier #6

Emily Carroll’s issue of the Youth in Decline artist showcase takes readers through the history of a violent urban legend. Continue reading


Wonder Woman: The Complete Newspaper Strip

It’s rare to get a second chance at a first impression, but William Moulton Marston and H.G. Peter got just that when Wonder Woman launched her own newspaper strip in 1944. Continue reading


Funnybooks: The Improbable Glories of the Best American Comic Books

Michael Barrier has stood at the forefront of animation and comic-book historians for over four decades. His 1970s magazine Funnyworld paved the way for serious discussion about these art forms and the people who defined them. At last, animation and … Continue reading


Sindicalismo 89

Sindicalismo 89 takes place in a building of the same name, a real apartment complex located in Mexico City. Inés Estrada defines this web of residential boxes as a “dysfunctional hive” where “lives coexist in a comfortably natural state of … Continue reading



By way of an opening, in 1957 a pink lady in a pink dress with her hair in a period updo walks into a pink room with pretty pink curtains and wallpaper and a few fancy pink chairs and cushions … Continue reading



Lala’s Janus is not the male mythological figure, but a modern woman, wearing a full-body costume along with her mask. Continue reading


Sex, Books One and Two

Sex is an ongoing Image series written by Joe Casey and illustrated by Piotr Kowalski that examines the aftermath of the midlife crisis and subsequent retirement of a Batman-esque vigilante called The Armored Knight and the resulting effects on a … Continue reading