Archive for September, 2010

Explaining Reality to Myself: The Steve Lafler Interview (Part Three of Three)

Posted by on September 22nd, 2010 at 12:01 AM
In this conclusion of a three-part interview with Steve Lafler, the cartoonist talks about transgenderism, raising a family in Mexico, running a small business, promoting El Vocho and more.

Now That Makes Sense

Posted by on September 21st, 2010 at 9:11 PM
The DC move as a case study in rumor formation.

DC Comics: September 1980

Posted by on September 21st, 2010 at 10:44 AM
In honor of his 30th birthday, Richard Cook reviews the comics DC put out in September 1980, the month he was born.

The Unsinkable Walker Bean, by Aaron Renier

Posted by on September 21st, 2010 at 6:35 AM

The Unsinkable Walker Bean. Written and illustrated by Aaron Renier, colored by Alec Longstreth. New York: First Second, 2010. 200 pp.; $13.99 full-color paperback. ISBN: 978-1-59643-4530-0.

I remember picking up Spiral-Bound (2005) in a bookstore and wondering what the

Journalista for Sept. 21, 2010: Lost in the ocean

Posted by on September 21st, 2010 at 4:22 AM
Stuart Hample dies ♦ 9th Circuit Court of Appeals rules Oregon obscenity law unconstitutional ♦ more

Explaining Reality to Myself: The Steve Lafler Interview (Part Two of Three)

Posted by on September 21st, 2010 at 12:01 AM
Steve Lafler talks to Rob Clough about character design, the ’90s Alternative wave,Buzzard, Bughouse, Top Shelf and much more.

Odds & Addenda

Posted by on September 20th, 2010 at 9:29 PM
A Short Visit to the Bumsteads

Minis Monday: Werewolf!!

Posted by on September 20th, 2010 at 1:00 PM
The single most invigorating aspect of Team Werewolf's regard for the titular subject in this anthology is their multiplicity of approaches.

Urhunden: the Best of 2009

Posted by on September 20th, 2010 at 11:17 AM

The character Urhunden, by OA.

Every year since 1987, the Swedish Comics Association awards the best original Swedish graphic novel or comics collection and the best translated graphic novel or comics collection with the prestigious Urhunden (The Proto Dog). The

The Success of Failure

Posted by on September 20th, 2010 at 9:55 AM
In the best of these one-panel one-shots, Wheeler gives us something more than a gag. He gives us a quick look into an entire life -- or even, an entire way of life. The one image and the one line of text implies, or sometimes contains, a complete story, or perhaps an essay.

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