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Yummy Fur Riff

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Ed Vs. Yummy Fur [Excerpt]

Ed the Happy Clown became a graphic novel by letting go of its three successive past-lives as 1) a part of a mini-comic, 2) a part of a comic book series, and 3) a book with a different ending. What was stripped away with each incarnation is as important in establishing what Ed was and now is as what remains. Continue reading

 
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THIS WEEK IN COMICS! (9/11/13 – Curses!)

Quite a lot of comics and not a lot of time; I am left sputtering. Continue reading

 
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The Comics Journal #302: Wages of Love: Chester Brown’s True Romance Comix Excerpt

In this excerpt, Tim Kreider talks about how Chester Brown’s mother’s schizophrenia affected Paying For It. Continue reading

 
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To Hell and Back

Re-reading Ed the Happy Clown, examining footnotes, and “The Door”. Continue reading

 
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Gold Out of Straw

Ed the Happy Clown returns, Shadow covers do battle, an ancient penny drops, Adrian Tomine meets Liz Prince in a paper bag, and Ray Bradbury checks out. Continue reading

 
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One-Artist Anthology Comics

As if it weren’t enough that comics are the domain of the obsessive control freak, there is a cartooning sect that perfectly defines the creative mania responsible for some of our greatest works: the one-artist anthology. This is its history. Continue reading

 
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SDCC 2011: Art of the Graphic Novel Panel

Cartoonists including Chester Brown, Seymour Chwast, Eric Drooker, Joyce Farmer, and Craig Thompson talk about the graphic novel medium. Continue reading