Archive for May, 2010

A Losing Record

Posted by on May 26th, 2010 at 9:52 PM
Born Loser Gets Older

Barbarella, Empowered Sexpot

Posted by on May 26th, 2010 at 5:11 PM
Caroline Small contemplates the infamous sci-fi exploitation film.

Beetle Bailey at the Cartoon Art Museum

Posted by on May 26th, 2010 at 3:05 PM

Just up at the Cartoon Art Museum: Sixty Years of Beetle Bailey, a massive retrospective covering everything from the earliest strips featuring Beetle as a layabout college student to…well, you know, the ones where he’s in the Army. I’d

Prince of Persia: The Graphic Novel

Posted by on May 26th, 2010 at 8:18 AM

Kent reviews the graphic novel inspired by the video game.

Prince of Persia: The Graphic Novel. Created by Jordan Mechner; written by A.B. Sina; artwork by LeUyen Pham and Alex Puvilland; color by Hilary Sycamore. New York: First Second,

Showdown on Rue Buvardier

Posted by on May 26th, 2010 at 6:28 AM
Where the Girls Are: Gabrielle edition

Urban Barks: A Home For Mr. Easter

Posted by on May 26th, 2010 at 5:41 AM

Rob reviews the new book from Brooke Allen, A HOME FOR MR. EASTER (NBM).

NBM’s output continues to be dizzyingly varied.  You never know if you’re going to get autobio, fantasy, genre spoofs, slice of life stories or some combination

Journalista for May 26, 2010: Don’t need a weatherman

Posted by on May 26th, 2010 at 3:27 AM
La Familia Burron creator Gabriel Vargas dies ♦ Neil Gaiman and Todd McFarlane headed back to court ♦ Lars Vilks headed back to the scene of the chaos ♦ more

Pictures of Dorian Gray, Images of Oscar Wilde; Part Eight: The Tribute Mediocrity Pays to Genius

Posted by on May 26th, 2010 at 12:01 AM
"Caricature is the tribute which mediocrity pays to genius," Oscar Wilde said. But in fact, Wilde had the distinction of being ridiculed by the best. Part One, Part Two, Part Three, Part Four, Part Five, Part Six, Part Seven.

Rich Kreiner’s Yearlong Best of the Year: Hate Annual #8 by Peter Bagge

Posted by on May 25th, 2010 at 1:00 PM
Peter Bagge’s very first Hate Annual back in 2001 had an eight-page Buddy Bradley story, another seven-pager introducing the character Lovey and three pages of comics in which Johnny Ryan didn’t “get” the first Matrix movie.

The Strangest Pictures I Have Seen #2

Posted by on May 25th, 2010 at 12:31 PM

That’s right, I’m posting more comics from the Garrity/Farago Memorial Library.  Ready?

Little Lulu
by Marge

Lately I’ve been reading a ton of John Stanley.  Between the Dark Horse Little Lulu reprints and the whole John Stanley Library project, there’s

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