By way of helping to celebrate Black History Month, we take a look at a couple of 30th year anniversaries. Robb Armstrong, it sez here in this promotional blurb, is the first Black cartoonist to have a comic strip with Black characters to run for 30 consecutive years. To honor the 30th anniversary of his… Read more »
Bob’s here with a brief history of the Dutch Treat Club, their notebook of nudes, and their old President, James Montgomery Flagg.
Bob is here, with a look at Derf Backderf’s Kent State comic from earlier this year for the latest installment of Hare Tonic!
Paul catches up with friend, collaborator and comics historian Pete Maresca on his latest publication via Sunday Press: Gross Exaggerations: The Meshuga Comic Strips of Milt Gross. No subject is out of bounds!
Bob takes a look at Tomine’s latest, and proposes an alternate title.
Bob takes a look at the story behind the making (and breaking) of a Golden Age publisher, as told in a recent book on Lev Gleason.
Morrill Goddard is nearly unknown because the man had a passion for anonymity. All that we know about him is divulged herewith—in connection with what we have been calling “comics” for generations.
Paul Tumey goes all in on the work found in All Time Comics, a gonzo series of super-hero comics made by the likes of Trevor Von Eeden, Josh Simmons, Josh Bayer, Julia Gfrörer, Noah Van Sciver and more.
Ryan Holmberg continues his series on work influenced by the coronavirus outbreak, with a look at manga and manga-adjacent media, from manga- and anime-based memes and single-page comics-format parodies, to charming cartoon diaries, admonitory medical manga, classical political cartoons, and revivals of older pandemic-themed comics.
Ryan Holmberg takes a look at manga and manga-adjacent media dealing with the coronavirus outbreak, from manga- and anime-based memes and single-page comics-format parodies, to charming cartoon diaries, admonitory medical manga, classical political cartoons, and revivals of older pandemic-themed comics.