Archive for January, 2011

guttergeek: 2010 AND A FOND FAREWELL

Posted by on January 2nd, 2011 at 11:45 AM

Over at guttergeek, Alex and I fess up to the books that made 2010 a happier place, and we say goodbye to five years of guttergeek (look for us tomorrow with our new superfriends at TCJ's The Panelists).

Humming to the Moon

Posted by on January 2nd, 2011 at 8:07 AM

At HU, Erica Friedman discusses manga audio drama CDs.

Utilitarian Review 1/1/11

Posted by on January 1st, 2011 at 6:17 PM
With Journalista sadly gone, navigating tcj.com has gotten a little more difficult. I thought it might be helpful to do a weekly run-down of HU posts. In comments, composer and artist Diamanda Galas responded to James Romberger's essay about David Wojnarowicz. Domingos Isabelinho on Mat Brinkman. Stephanie Folse on Elfquest #2. Sean Michael Robinson on talent and teaching art. Noah Berlatsky on Hitchcock's 39 Steps. Ng Suat Tong on Tobias Tycho Schalken's "Folkore." Alex Buchet provides a comics New Year gallery. Alex Buchet on language and comics.

Batman vs. Smurfs

Posted by on January 1st, 2011 at 8:55 AM
At HU, Alex Buchet continues his look at how comics have influenced language, focusing on Batman and Robin, Smurfs, Mad Magazine, and more.

Tightening The Web: 1-800-MICE #5

Posted by on January 1st, 2011 at 6:18 AM

Rob reviews the fifth issue of Matthew Thurber’s series 1-800-MICE.

If you haven’t read any issues of Matthew Thurber’s brilliant series 1-800-MICE, you’re missing the best that comics has to offer.  It’s part satire,  part farce, part epic.

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