After closing Koyama Press at the beginning of 2021, Annie Koyama turned her energies towards Koyama Provides, an ongoing series of financial grants for cartoonists, comics makers and other artistic ventures. We caught up with her about the project’s first year and the motives behind it.
No— no, I’m glad about the first snowfall of the season. More time to read the links, right? Ha ha, no, it’ll melt, I’ll just let it…
My god, the madmen did it… they’ve closed TCJ! For this year, that is…
Wow, there really is only one more week ‘till Christmas. I ought to buy edible gifts tomorrow; there’s probably still food left… you know what’s REALLY nourishing, though?
Leaving, moving, selling, getting bought – that’s right, another week in comics.
What a spread of links! I bet you thought the feasting was over; you fool… you fool!
Did you know Clark’s birthday is coming up? Happy birthday! There will be no column next week because the Americans are doing something with food.
Your local food court may be abandoned, littered with the debris of a departed era, but we have not abandoned: the links!
Nobody is ever going to fix my roof; water is just going to keep dripping in until the rainy season passes. Luckily, the supply chain has not disrupted the delivery of these links – digital insulation to warm your soul.
The wind is threatening to blow the walls off my building right now, but nothing stops the news! Join us in our affront to nature by clicking these links.
Eszter reports back from Beirut, with a look at the variety of comics, aesthetic concerns, philosophical questions and political grapplings that took place at The Beirut Comic Art Festival, which took place earlier this month.
“I can’t think of a hotter set of links than this.” -Scott Hott, World’s Hottest
Zounds! That’s a lot of news!
Michael Dean reports on the recent legal efforts of individuals, heirs and estates to pursue copyright terminations for Marvel superhero characters, and share in the mammoth profits generated by the properties those creators made possible.
Comics maker, academic and convention curator Lina Ghaibeh speaks with TCJ about how political upheaval, COVID-19 and the ongoing impact of the devastating Port of Beirut explosion in 2020 has failed to stop the Arab Comics Initiative upcoming festival, which opens in Beirut this week.
These robots are sad about the crypto economy. But you will be happy when you see all the news! I mean, it’s not happy news, really… but you’ll be happy it’s there.
RJ Casey sits down with Lunar Distribution co-owner Christina Merkler and the principals of three small-press comic book publishers that have recently inked distribution deals with Lunar, for the purposes of surveying the new retail landscape of 2021.
That’s right: there’s news this week about Spawn! There’s also a lot of comics news that isn’t about Spawn, sure. But how could we neglect updating you about Spawn related developments? Come on inside and get you some for yourself!
You walk through the streets, confident–but do they know something you don’t? Their faces seem writ with knowledge, their eyes, round with whimsy. Oh no: you haven’t read your weekly Clark yet! How will you keep up in this Golden Age of Sequential Art, without his trusty hand to guide you towards the last week that comics saw? Never fear, friend. His hand is reaching out. Won’t you take it?
Artist and educator Anya Davidson visits a new exhibition of Chicago cartoonists at the Museum of Contemporary Art in Chicago, spanning over half a century of history. Features dozens of pictures, an interview with co-curator Dan Nadel, and a visit to an alternative exhibition at the DIY space Gridsport.