Tag Archives: Review

Raina Telgemeier Has Got Guts

Raina Telgemeier’s work may feature a child-protagonist and may be read by children, but her compositional complexity within and across her autobiographical graphic narratives is as thoughtful and nuanced as the comics medium permits. It’s not good because it’s popular: it’s popular because it really is that good. Continue reading

 

Memoirs of an Insomnious Man: Kevin Huizenga’s “The River at Night”

What happens when a dedicated insomniac reviews a book about a man who cannot sleep? Action as you have never seen. Continue reading

 

“To Flip and Move and Shine”: Ebony Flowers’ Hot Comb

Qiana Whitted examines how Ebony Flowers use the social, historical, and economic politics of hair to chart the different phases of African American girlhood in her Drawn & Quarterly comics collection, Hot Comb. Continue reading

 

All There Is: Andrew White On Kevin Huizenga

In 2017, Andrew White took a look at Kevin Huizenga’s Ganges in a zine called All There Is. In advance of White and Huizenga’s soon to be published TCJ interview, we’re pleased to republish that zine digitally. Continue reading

 

The Purpose of Shittiness

Bob Levin’s all caught up on the early years of Casanova Frankenstein, and he’s ready to play tour guide. Buckle your seatbelt! Continue reading

 

Twin Mirrors and More: Viktor Hachmang At Landfill

Oliver Ristau takes a look at three books from Viktor Hachmang, released over the last few years by one of the most exciting and experimental publishers of recent memory, Landfill Editions. Continue reading

 

The League Of Extraordinary Gentlemen: The Tempest

Brian Nicholson takes a look at Alan Moore and Kevin O’Neill’s League of Extraordinary of Gentlemen, whose recent conclusion reportedly serves as the conclusion of Moore’s career in comics as well. Continue reading