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THE PANELISTS

Posted by on January 3rd, 2011 at 12:59 PM
Today marks the grand opening of the new TCJ sister-blog, The Panelists, featuring Charles Hatfield and Craig Fischer (from Thought Balloonists), Isaac Cates (from Satisfactory Comics), Derik Badman (from Madinkbeard), and Alex Boney and myself (from guttergeek, late of TCJ). We will also have guest bloggers, interviews and random cameos throughout the year, but to start things off and to celebrate the cornball cleverness of our name, we are going to be trading around a half dozen panels for some close readings of various kinds and persuasions. We also have a good old fashioned contest with a really awesome prize, so head on over by clicking the image below (or the one in the upper-righthand corner of the TCJ homepage).

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).

guttergeek: THE PLAYWRIGHT & FINGERPRINTS

Posted by on November 26th, 2010 at 6:06 PM
Over at guttergeek, I review The Playwright & Fingerprints

THE YEAR THAT WASN’T

Posted by on November 21st, 2010 at 3:57 PM

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Over at guttergeek, I lament the year that wasn't and lead a cheer for the year that is to come.

guttergeek: A FRIENDLY GAME & THE BROADCAST

Posted by on October 29th, 2010 at 6:48 PM

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Over at guttergeek I consider two recent books which focus on the potential for unspeakable violence that lurks always just below the surface, and I consider the all-too familiar violence done to comics when some books are released into the world too soon...

X’ED OUT, CLYDE FANS, & THE RISE OF THE HARDCOVER COMIC BOOK

Posted by on October 24th, 2010 at 11:03 AM
Charles Burns, X'ed Out (Pantheon, 2010). $19.95, hardcover; Seth, Palookaville #20 (Drawn & Quarterly, 2010). $19.95, hardcover.

FESTIVAL OF CARTOON ART

Posted by on October 17th, 2010 at 7:25 PM

At guttergeek, I offer a pictorial survey of this weekend’s 10th Festival of Cartoon Art in Columbus.

ARTICHOKE TALES @ guttergeek

Posted by on September 24th, 2010 at 8:19 PM
At guttergeek, I finally review Megan Kelso's Artichoke Tales...

guttergeek: IGNATZ PREDICTIONS

Posted by on September 11th, 2010 at 5:53 AM

Over at GG, I make some attempts to foresee the outcome of the Ignatz Awards.

APPLE BIT NEWTON #4 @ guttergeek

Posted by on September 6th, 2010 at 7:04 PM

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