Archive for August, 2010

Swedish Pulp Is Still Pulp

Posted by on August 31st, 2010 at 1:03 PM

Richard Cook is unimpressed by Stieg Larsson’s Girl With the Dragon Tattoo.

Journalista for Aug. 31, 2010: It’s an honor just to be nominated

Posted by on August 31st, 2010 at 12:05 AM

R.P. Overmyer dies ♦ A look at South Africa’s suspicious new press law ♦ more

The Amazing, Remarkable Monsieur Leotard

Posted by on August 31st, 2010 at 12:01 AM

As Eddie Campbell’s The Playwright comes into view, it’s as good a time as any to glance back over the most recent of previous tomes, The Amazing, Remarkable Monsieur Leotard in which Campbell gives whimsical pictorial life to a story by his co-author Dan Best.

A Cosmic Ramble through Comics History, Part One

Posted by on August 30th, 2010 at 2:13 PM

End of an Icon Prompts a Tour of Feminism in Comics from Cathy to Kick-Butt Super Cuties

Minis Monday: White Mountain Mini Motherload

Posted by on August 30th, 2010 at 1:00 PM

Kreiner reviews Crybaby by Robyn Chapman, and the Chuck Forsman and Max de Radigues-edited anthology Caboose.

APPLE BIT NEWTON #3 @ guttergeek

Posted by on August 30th, 2010 at 9:49 AM

Is this the end of Isaac Newton? Is this, in fact, the end of the universe itself??

Melinda Beasi on Twilight and the Plight of the Female Fan

Posted by on August 30th, 2010 at 6:50 AM

At HU, critic Melinda Beasi talks about girly art (Twilight! shojo!) and the women who love/hate it.

Settling In: The Complete Peanuts, 1977-1978

Posted by on August 30th, 2010 at 5:49 AM

Rob reviews the fourteenth volume of The Complete Peanuts, collecting 1977 and 1978.

Journalista for Aug. 30, 2010: Antisocial selfishness

Posted by on August 30th, 2010 at 12:08 AM

Swedish cartoonist Oskar Forsgren dies ♦ Indian cartoonist R.K. Laxman recovering after surgery ♦ more

Inside DMC with Johnny Ryan

Posted by on August 30th, 2010 at 12:01 AM

I needed more material if I was ever going to publish something on DMC. After weeks of feeling dejected about the curt interview, about failing to break through the professional wall and become a buddy, I put down the boxed wine, paused my Tori Amos CD, wrapped a metal-plated sash around my forehead, channeled my nine-tail demon fox and started working on this interview again.

One day my nine-tailed demon fox (friend and collaborator Ryan Sands) told me his nine-donged spirit animal (friend and collaborator Johnny Ryan) was a die-hard fan of Detroit Metal City. A few e-mails later, we’d had this conversation.

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