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Dick Briefer’s Frankenstein by Dick Briefer with an Introduction by Craig Yoe

Posted by on February 24th, 2011 at 4:00 PM

Altogether, a nifty package and a delightful read.

Only in the Comics

Posted by on February 23rd, 2011 at 2:29 PM

What Cartooning Can Do That No Other Medium Can

SHAZAM: The Golden Age of the World’s Mightiest Mortal

Posted by on February 23rd, 2011 at 2:00 PM

Like most of Kidd’s work, the design draws attention to itself rather than providing an unobtrusive platform for displaying the content, a spectacular miscarriage of a book designer’s function.

The Uniqueness of the Art

Posted by on February 21st, 2011 at 8:13 PM

Words Blending with Pictures

A Comedian’s Ploy

Posted by on February 18th, 2011 at 9:56 AM

Stand-up comedy in comic strips

Huckleberry Finn, Racism and The Social Order

Posted by on February 17th, 2011 at 1:00 PM

“All modern American literature comes from one book by Mark Twain called Huckleberry Finn.” — Ernest Hemingway

Speaking the Unspeakable

Posted by on February 16th, 2011 at 10:53 AM

Taboos that have been outstripped

Cartooning Virtuosity

Posted by on February 14th, 2011 at 5:05 PM

In Both Comic Strip and Editorial Cartoon

The Passing Scene

Posted by on February 11th, 2011 at 11:22 AM

Fraught, as usual, with comedy and exasperation

The Wolverton Bible: The Old Testament and Book of Revelation through the Pen of Basil Wolverton

Posted by on February 10th, 2011 at 12:01 AM

For some of us, not all of the Wolverton oeuvre can be described as “goofy pictures” decorated with unrelenting visual puns.

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