Archive for July, 2010

Gary Groth Interviews Harvey Pekar (1984) Part One of Two

Posted by on July 14th, 2010 at 5:15 PM

In this Interview from TCJ #97, August 1985: Stories About Honesty, Money and Misogyny.

The Strangest Pictures I Have Seen #7

Posted by on July 14th, 2010 at 12:36 PM

Yeah, yeah, newspaper comic page dying, we know.  What about the other casualty of the print news implosion?  What about the alternative news weekly, the daily newspaper’s grungy little sister who’s into cutting?  Weekly papers have nurtured some of the

Now at CAM: Spotlight on Nina Paley

Posted by on July 14th, 2010 at 11:37 AM

Latest show up at the Cartoon Art Museum: Before Sita Sang the Blues: Spotlight on Nina Paley.  The museum is also cohosting a benefit screening of Paley’s one-woman animated feature Sita Sings the Blues with the Electronic Frontier Foundation.

Let’s Pretend This Makes Sense

Posted by on July 14th, 2010 at 9:17 AM
A thought experiment with Chris Claremont and Milo Manara's X-Women.

Wednesday Illustrations: Robert Binks

Posted by on July 14th, 2010 at 9:00 AM
A third batch of drawings by Robert Binks for poems by Ogden Nash

I Know! I’ll Make God an Old Man With a Beard!

Posted by on July 14th, 2010 at 6:11 AM
At the Hooded Utilitarian, Ng Suat Tong looks at the strengths and weaknesses of R. Crumb's Genesis.

Journalista for July 14, 2010: Nothing to prove

Posted by on July 14th, 2010 at 1:20 AM
Longtime Sonic the Hedgehog writer claims ownership of stories ♦ Harvey Pekar round-up ♦ more

THE CAVE OF FALSE CONSCIOUSNESS, VII of IX

Posted by on July 14th, 2010 at 12:01 AM
Self-obscure “inferiors” and self-anointed “superiors”— each group distinctively myopic or self-interested, so abstracted by the money-metric of Quantity that they are for all intents and purposes “worldless” or “other-worldly” — orient themselves within a modernly “hierarchic” world-scheme or organized pattern of subordinations that makes even the most powerful of them into witless “useful idiots.

Harvey Pekar: An Appreciation

Posted by on July 13th, 2010 at 1:34 PM
Rob reflects on the career of the great Harvey Pekar.

Keeping the World Safe for Democracy and Star-Spangled Panties

Posted by on July 13th, 2010 at 11:41 AM
Richard Cook discusses whether or not Wonder Woman should keep a patriotic costume.

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