Archive for October, 2010

Gag Work From Holly Foltz & Lena Chandhok

Posted by on October 11th, 2010 at 5:55 AM

Rob reviews minis from CCS students Holly Foltz & Lena Chandhok.

The Wind and the Sun and INterruption, by Lena Chandhok.  Chandhok is starting her second semester at the Center for Cartoon Studies, and her potential as a

Journalista for Oct. 11, 2010: One step ahead of the spider

Posted by on October 11th, 2010 at 2:27 AM
Digital-distribution news round-up ♦ Bob Wayne will die in that chair someday, and everyone will be sad ♦ more

Portrait of An Artist as an Angry Youth: An introduction to the comic artist Johnny Ryan

Posted by on October 11th, 2010 at 12:01 AM
Jesse Tangen-Mills speaks with the envelope-pushing cartoonist: "A fan of his work for years, I've always wondered: Who is Johnny Ryan? Why does he draw 'misanthropic' comics, as he calls them? In speaking with him, weathering long pauses and Gene Simmons-like evasion, I learned that Ryan was not an angry youth at all — well, not entirely."

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Blue Faces from Hell

Posted by on October 10th, 2010 at 9:44 AM
Pointless: Kingsley Amis, your life is here

Is Popeye High Art? He Yam What He Yam

Posted by on October 10th, 2010 at 7:52 AM
At HU, Matthias Wivel talks about Popeye, hip hop, Buster Keaton, Gilbert Seldes, and lively arts.

Literature Will Eat Itself

Posted by on October 9th, 2010 at 6:09 AM

At HU, I review Jim Collins’ Books for Everybody, and talk about the perils of sneering at sneering at literature as self-help.

More Dark Fancy From Colleen Frakes

Posted by on October 9th, 2010 at 5:38 AM

Rob kicks off a month of reviewing various comics related to students from the Center For Cartoon Studies by looking at Tragic Relief #8 and #9, by Colleen Frakes.

Much like Eleanor Davis, Colleen Frakes is building up a body

Yet More Cameos

Posted by on October 8th, 2010 at 9:15 AM
What to do when you run out of cooperative comic strip characters from other strips?

L. B. Cole’s Captain Flight

Posted by on October 8th, 2010 at 9:12 AM
Golden Age Friday: Two resplendent aviation covers by an eccentric master of the 1940s

Moto Hagio, Half-Drawn

Posted by on October 8th, 2010 at 7:14 AM
At HU, I discuss Moto Hagio's story Hanshin: Half-God from the Fantagraphics collection of her work A Drunken Dream.

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