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A Landmark in Comics History: The Billy Ireland Cartoon Library and Museum Opens in Columbus, Ohio

This year has seen no shortage of comics-related events and exhibitions, but the occasion most likely to have a long term impact is the opening of the Billy Ireland Cartoon Library and Museum at Ohio State University. Continue reading

 
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Building Stories

A collection of notes on Chris Ware’s Building Stories Continue reading

 
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“Red People for a Red Planet”: Acme Novelty Library #19, Color, and the Red Leitmotif

Things are not going well on Mars or on Earth. Chris Ware tells these tales with the help of a cartoonist’s best friend: the circle. Continue reading

 
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Tributes to Kim Thompson

Memories from David B., Peter Bagge, Mike Catron, Daniel Clowes, Helena G. Harvilicz, Gilbert Hernandez, Jaime Hernandez, Paul Karasik, Jason T. Miles, Tony Millionaire, Pat Moriarty, Eric Reynolds, Richard Sala, Joe Sacco, Chris Ware, and many others. Continue reading

 
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Ware and ‘When’ (and What About It)

A citizen of Berkeley opens Building Stories. Continue reading

 
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Days of Yesteryear

Now that all our fond hopes for 2013 have been dashed and our memories of 2012 rendered into a whited sepulcher, wouldn’t it be wonderful to relive those innocent times? Well, then, I’ve got the column for you. Continue reading

 
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Building Memories: Mine, Hers, and Ours

Our final installment in the Building Stories essays. Continue reading

 
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The Diagram of a Life

I finished reading Building Stories about an hour ago, and I’m already late on my deadline. Building Stories is big. It takes time to absorb. Even unpacking all the materials from the box requires time and space that I should have been giving to other things. Continue reading