Archive for January, 2011

TCJ’s Slush Pile

Posted by on January 24th, 2011 at 5:48 AM

Rob reviews a variety of comics that have come through The Comics Journal’s transom, including Toner #5 by Jonathan Wayshak; The Boston Gastronauts, by C. Che’ Salazar & Andrew Abbott; Sub Text & Tonight And Every Night, by C. Che’

New Issue of Argentine Comic Mag Fierro Hits Stands

Posted by on January 24th, 2011 at 3:02 AM

This weekend the Argentine comic magazine Fierro – something like a mix between Drawn and Quarterly and Heavy Metal – was released.  Issue 51 of Fierro features work by comic artists, Max AguirreRodrigo TerranovaPablo Fayó,

Garth Ennis’s Knights of the Sky, Part Four: Finest Hour: “I think I owe you something.”

Posted by on January 24th, 2011 at 12:01 AM
To understand Garth Ennis's attitude about wars, and the people who fight them, it's worth looking way back to 1993's Hellblazer story "Finest Hour" (issue 71).

HU: Tintin in the Congo

Posted by on January 23rd, 2011 at 9:25 AM
Domingos Isabelinho provides a close reading of a page from Herge.

Nice Living Room!

Posted by on January 23rd, 2011 at 9:12 AM
Pointless: Remember that lesbian movie with Annette Bening and Julianne Moore? I just saw it.

This week @ The Panelists

Posted by on January 23rd, 2011 at 8:38 AM
Craig works to drum up entries for our sadistic contest Derik reads a one-page comic by Blaise Larmee Isaac considers the challenges of archiving mini-comics Craig chews on the charms of Jonah Hex & highlights some of his favorite stories Finally, in our ongoing "Off-panel" feature, Patricia Highsmith's secret identity as a comics-writer is unmasked

This Week On the Hooded Utilitarian

Posted by on January 22nd, 2011 at 7:32 PM
Kinukitty on underwhelming yaoi. Sean Michael Robinson interviews Frederik Schodt. Ng Suat Tong introduces the Best Online Comics Criticism, 2010. The final list of Best Online Comics Criticism, 2010. Bill Randall discusses the Best Online Comics Criticism, 2010 Noah Berlatsky on two great pieces of comics criticism from 2010 Vom Marlowe on Kouga's Loveless. Caroline Small on Saul Steinberg's Passport. Alex Buchet on comics influence on English

All Thanks to W. L. Lilly

Posted by on January 22nd, 2011 at 9:12 AM
"Master-poet, master-painter, master-workman ..."

HU: Lightbulbs and Gibson Girls

Posted by on January 22nd, 2011 at 8:23 AM
Alex Buchet looks at the influence of editorial and panel cartoons on the English language.

D&Q’s Comic Books III: Big Questions #15

Posted by on January 22nd, 2011 at 6:51 AM
Rob reviews the fifteenth and final issue of Anders Nilsen's epic series Big Questions, in the last of three posts about recent comic books from Drawn & Quarterly.

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