Archive for January, 2011
Rob Clough worked through his tcj.com slush pile.
R.C. Harvey looked at comic strips that tackled religious subject matter.
Rich Kreiner touted Tag Team.
Rob Clough looked at Adrian Tomine's Scenes from an Impending Marriage through the prism of wedding-induced psychosis.
R.C. Harvey looked at some pictures.
He also praised X-9: Secret Agent Corrigan by Al Williamson and Archie Goodwin.
Rob Clough was curious about Curio Cabinet.
Bart Croonenborghs also took a side-trip through the Mountains of Madness.
Sean Michael Robinson leaves food for thought for the weekend with his analysis of The Simpsons Child Pornography case.
Sean Michael Robinson: Criminal Contexts: The Simpsons “Child” Pornography Case and Its ImplicationsPosted by admin on January 28th, 2011 at 2:58 PM
âKutzner led dual lives. On one hand, he was a respected middle school teacher who led a responsible, crime-free life and, undoubtedly was a positive influence in the lives of many students. [â¦] But in his secret life, he intentionally sought out sexually exploitive material involving young children for purposes of sexual gratification.â- Government Sentencing Memorandum, U.S.A. v. Steven Kutzner (c) Nonrequired Element of Offense. â It is not a required element of any offense under this section that the minor depicted actually exist. -Title 18 U.S.C. 1466A In 2010, Steven Kutzner was working as a science teacher at Lake Hazel Middle School in Boise, Idaho. A year later, Kutznerâs in prison, where he is sentenced to remain for the next 15 months. Thatâs the temporary part. For the rest of his life he will be a sexual criminal in the eyes of his community. He will never start over. He will not work or volunteer with minors of any age, nor will he âreside or loiter within 300 feet of schoolyards, parks, playgrounds, arcades or other places primarily used by children under the age of 18.â Kutzner has joined the ranks of his fellow citizens Christopher Handley and Dwight Worley, all three punished for possessing visual depictions of fictional crimes against fictional characters.
Thanks in great part to the filmÂ American Splendor, Harvey Pekar has became something of an international superstar, with admirers all around the globe, including Colombia.
In a round-up of Colombian comics in 2010, comic artist and journalistÂ Pablo…