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A Cartoonist’s Diary

Summer Pierre: Day Five

Although it is a philosophy much derided by those incapable of experiencing sincerity, if you don’t stop and look around once in awhile, you could miss it. (Life, that is). Continue reading

 
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Summer Pierre: Day Four

The only thing worse than the way the government handles a line is the way they handle it when their fancy computers don’t work: Summer’s on the front lines, y’all! Continue reading

 
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Summer Pierre: Day Three

Wednesday here, and it’s the first day on the job for cartoonist Summer Pierre–along with some deep cut shout outs for the REAL comics fans. Continue reading

 
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Summer Pierre: Day Two

Sometimes, when we find out what people actually think of us…it totally makes our day! Summer Pierre on a Tuesday: you know what to do. Continue reading

 
A Cartoonist’s Diary

Summer Pierre: Day One

Summer Pierre opens her Cartoonist Diary with a look at the passport bureaucracy, which brings about conversations with the deity upstairs. Continue reading

 
Retail Therapy

Amalgam Comics & Coffeehouse

Since their launch in 2015, Amagalm Comics in Philadelphia has gone on to become one of the most well known comics destinations in North America. We caught up with owner/operator Ariell Johnson on what it’s like behind the counter. Continue reading

 
Search and Destroy

Moebius’s Last: Le Maître à La Fin

Great cartoonists get weirder as they get older; as a general rule they stop expanding the scope of their work and drill down into old obsessions, attempting to answer the few fundamental questions that hindsight makes obvious they’ve been asking all along. Like Herriman or Ditko or Alan Moore, Moebius became more idiosyncratic and introspective with age, often seemingly in search only of himself. Continue reading

 
A Cartoonist’s Diary

Vassilis Gogtzilas: Day Five

It’s called a shaggy dog story, pal. Vassilis Gogtzilas was here all week. Continue reading