Archive for October, 2010

Wednesday Comics (Slight Return)

Posted by on October 20th, 2010 at 1:00 PM
Editor's Note: A few days after Rich Kreiner wrote this review, he had second thoughts, which were unfortunately run on the website Oct. 8, before his first thoughts. Please forget that you read that post, read this post, then go back in time to read his follow-up post. Sorry and thanks.

And Now A Few Laughs

Posted by on October 20th, 2010 at 8:11 AM
At Long Last, Comedy in Comics

Moto Hagio: “Angel Mimic”

Posted by on October 20th, 2010 at 6:59 AM
At HU, I continue blogging through the Moto Hagio collection A Drunken Dream with a look at the lame formulaic romance of the story "Angel Mimic".

Journalista for Oct. 20, 2010: Really disappointing

Posted by on October 20th, 2010 at 6:40 AM
Siegel/Superman lawsuit delayed ♦ Puerto Rico censors editorial-cartoon exhibit ♦ more

Backstage At The Culture Wars: Abortion Andy: Baby Steps

Posted by on October 20th, 2010 at 5:41 AM

Rob reviews Abortion Andy: Baby Steps, by G.P. Bonesteel.

GP Bonesteel’s Abortion Andy: Baby Steps is an outrageously vicious satire of the confluence of Christian Right politics and Madison Avenue strategy.  At the same time, it’s a character-based workplace

A Weisinger Resources List Part Two (of Three): Books

Posted by on October 20th, 2010 at 12:01 AM
The Weisinger Resources List continues, this time with books by or about Mort Weisinger, the most feared and renowned editor of the Silver Age.

A Bustling Belgian at BICS Birmingham, UK – part 1

Posted by on October 19th, 2010 at 2:15 PM

Having just gotten back from BICS, the Birmingham comics convention, you’ll see a few british comics pop up here over the course of the following weeks. Visiting BICS itself was a sobering experience though.

Having informed myself beforehand, BICS

Via Dolorosa: Preston Sturges’ The Power and the Glory

Posted by on October 19th, 2010 at 1:00 PM
A saturnine saga of an American bozo’s (Spencer Tracy as Tom Garner) mottled rise to eminence as a railway tycoon: The Power and the Glory (screenplay by Preston Sturges, direction, William K. Howard) opens with the tycoon’s sumptuous funeral mass. Then, between flashback episodes, a middle-aged couple (a longtime friend/employee, Henry, and his skeptical wife) debate Garner’s qualities as an American icon.

Two Penguins and Don Martin

Posted by on October 19th, 2010 at 9:12 AM
Paperback Wednesday: Tasteful to the point of death, zany to the ... DAWK!!

Exotic, Perilous, and Inscrutable

Posted by on October 19th, 2010 at 9:05 AM
At HU, Richard Cook provides a chronicle of images of Asians on comics covers from the 1930s to the present.

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