Hare Tonic

Shoes & John Q. Public

Bob is calling class to order, and this time, he’s looking back at Vaughn Shoemaker, the question of who invented the “Q” in John Q. Public, how the Gospels made it past the editing stage, and supplying some professional anecdotes of the way things used to be, professionally..

The Light That You Shine Can be Seen

Tegan begins her latest project with a look at the big guy: Batman, and the “Jim Aparo” who drew him best. Knightfall may not have the most beloved conclusion, but you can’t deny the opening act. Or can you?

Kind Hearts and Coronets – This Week’s Links

They say this world doesn’t make sense until you put your hands on it: but if you’re trying to make sense of the world of comics, you just need to put the part of your hands that are called fingers onto the part of technology that goes click: it’s link time, pal!

Joke Book

The “joke” is the sickly massive scope of human conflict, as Bob reads Tim Fielder’s new graphic novel Infinitum: An Afrofuturist Tale and Elsa Morante’s 1974 bestseller History: A Novel.

Max Huffman: Day Five

In today’s conclusion of Max Huffman’s Diary, he turns his pen to the recesses of his memory, delivers a classic “footprints” gag, and touches upon current affairs in a universal fashion. It’s what we in the comics business call a “perfect landing”. Get in here, buddy!

Harmonic Generator – This Week’s Links

Every week, the world asks so much: how can one keep up with the news, reviews and points-of-view that show up in comics every single week? You can turn to Clark, that’s what you can do. And within the work of his hands and the links of his soul, you might find a bit of peace. Cheer up and click through, friend!

Max Huffman: Day Four

“There’s something in them trees”, Billy once said. Which Billy? And how many trees are there at the beach, anyway? Answers: they await you, here on the precipice of clicking through to Day Four of Max Huffman’s Cartoonist’s Diary!