Alterations & Alloys: CF at Anthology

Matt’s here to report back on the welcome return of the massively influential (but still under-discussed) CF, whose latest work from Anthology shows an artist still operating at full power.

In The House Of Flies – This Week’s Links

Will there ever be news again? Oh buster: of course there will be! Why, here’s a whole week’s worth of it to sink your teeth into, and it’s all about comics, comic books, and things that are comics but other people call “properties” or “content”, while blood pours out of their eyes! Click away!

Ron Cobb: 1937 – 2020

The influential illustrator, cartoonist, designer and all around imagination machine has passed away. Steve Ringgenberg looks back at a life well drawn.

Confusion (Pump Panel Reconstruction) – This Week’s Links

It’s time to check in for your weekly dose of comics news and links: there’s a lot of shows to catch up on, new pieces of writing on old pieces of comics, and Clark’s found it all–no stone is unturned. In fact, if you believe you’ve got an unturned stone: you’re a filthy liar!

Excerpt: “Hemingway in Comics”

A series of TCJ articles on Ernest Hemingway’s comic book appearances became a book deal, and that book deal has resulted in a book, which now appears back here, as an excerpt: it’s the circle of (promotional) life.

Bob Fujitani: 1921 – 2020

A look back at the long and prolific career of Bob Bob Fujitani, whose comics work included co-creation of Solar, many years on Flash Gordon, and a relationship with nearly every major Golden Age publisher.

Absolute Terror Field – This Week’s Links

Clark’s collection of comics news & reviews this week inadvertently makes the case that certain people in comics–a large number of them–might benefit from examining the oldest of mysteries: “looking at a calendar”.

Trapped in Hell with the New Mutants

Before they appeared in cinema to the acclaim of none and an audience in love with risk, The New Mutants appeared in a series of relatively well loved Marvel Comics in the 1980s: but you already knew that, didn’t you? Or maybe, you just thought you did…

The Passion of the Christ (Boy): Recent Work By Evan Dahm

Austin Price takes an extensive look into the work of Evan Dahm, whose most recent work The Harrowing of Hell sees the talented cartoonist once again grappling with language, the power of story (and the story of power) in a way that calls back to his ongoing project, Vattu.

An Incoherent Chat with George Horner

George Horner’s comics-adjacent work is aimed at the Louvre, MOMA, and “a spinner rack in some comic book nerd’s basement man cave”, and he provides enough examples in this conversation with Mark Newgarden for any reader to make the call.