Archive for September, 2010

Jacques Tardi’s It Was The War of the Trenches

Posted by on September 20th, 2010 at 6:39 AM
Ng Suat Tong discusses Tardi's anti-war comic in light of other World War I narratives and images.

Fear Of The Unknown: Indestructible Universe Quarterly

Posted by on September 20th, 2010 at 5:02 AM

Rob reviews the fourth and fifth issues of Indestructible Universe Quarterly, by Morgan Pielli.

Morgan Pielli’s Indestructible Universe Quarterly (henceforth IUQ) minicomics series is a one-man anthology featuring new stories, reprints and a print serialization of a webcomic.  Pielli’s

Journalista for Sept. 20, 2010: A better tomorrow

Posted by on September 20th, 2010 at 2:48 AM
Ramon Marcelino dies ♦ suspect in attempted Killer Danish Muhammed Cartoons letter bomb arrested ♦ more

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

Posted by on September 20th, 2010 at 12:01 AM
The first of a three-part career-spanning interview with Steve Lafler conducted by Rob Clough.

Day-Glo Sticker

Posted by on September 19th, 2010 at 9:35 AM
Pointless: Cultural figures of the Vietnam era considered in perspective

Nice Guy + Unstable Freak = Happy Ending?

Posted by on September 19th, 2010 at 7:34 AM
At HU, Kinukitty looks at the good, the angst, and the pretty in Hiro Madarame's Scarlet.

Submit to the Hooded Utilitarian

Posted by on September 18th, 2010 at 12:06 PM

HU is adding columnists. We’re also looking for a few good writers.

American Nightmare: Smuttynose

Posted by on September 18th, 2010 at 5:35 AM

Rob reviews the first three issues of Bob Oxman’s Smuttynose, an account of a grisly murder spree in 1870s America.

Rick Geary hasn’t entirely cornered the market on depictions of famous murders in comics form.  The three issues to

New Menaces in Dennis

Posted by on September 17th, 2010 at 3:56 PM
Guest Appearances of Anonymous Tykes

Too Much Toth

Posted by on September 17th, 2010 at 9:28 AM
At HU, I talk about muchness, minimalism, and comparing comics to illustration in light of the panel below by Alex Toth and commentary by Matt Seneca.

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