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Today on the site: Shaenon Garrity has written an obituary of Joey Manley.

“He was that rare kind of person that comes along in the comic industry,” says Cat Garza, one of the first artists Manley recruited to Modern Tales and one of many for whom that business relationship developed into a permanent friendship. “The kind that publishes newcomers without thought to whether or not the work is lucrative, the kind that puts people together and builds connections.”

Dirk Tiede, another longtime Modern Tales artist, says, “He gave so many young, talented, yet previously unknown creators a chance and a voice in what has always been a difficult and sometimes hostile industry. He put a professional face on webcomics at a time when they were laughed at by the mainstream comics scene. He stood up for us.”

And we have a review by Daniel Kalder of The Strange World of Your Dreams.

And elsewhere:

Zainab Akhtar reviews a bunch of new comics.

D & Q previews a fetching new comic.

Heidi MacDonald on harassment and the comics industry.

Sheila Keenan and Nathan Fox talk about Dogs of War.

The cover of Mad #21: Dissected.

Oh, and no Tucker this week, but here’s a little Comic Books Are Burning in Hell: A special Neil Gaiman episode.

Finally, what I  have long waited for: A Wigglemuch Tumblr.


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