Author Archive

“Rodolpho Swears His Vengeance”

Posted by on August 13th, 2010 at 9:12 AM
Golden Age Friday: Jules Feiffer's Clifford listens to the opera

Wheels!

Posted by on August 11th, 2010 at 9:12 AM
Wednesday Jumble: the snazziness of Dada; stockbrokers and zinginess; and a hot tire ad from the age of the Model T

Conan, the Comics Code and Barry Windsor-Smith

Posted by on August 9th, 2010 at 9:36 AM
Conan Notice the Pre-Raphaelite influence.

Crazy Back Then, Too

Posted by on August 7th, 2010 at 10:19 PM
Pointless: When Truman was a Stalinist; the kid from Freaks and Geeks kills Nazis

“G’night, Folks!!”

Posted by on August 6th, 2010 at 9:12 AM
Golden Age Friday: Jules Feiffer draws a little boy who wants credit for going to bed.

Women!

Posted by on August 4th, 2010 at 12:26 PM
Jumble Wednesday: Phil May and the almost-smiling battered wife; H. J. Ford's floating princess; the nymph on the Art Nouveau cereal box

Victim

Posted by on August 1st, 2010 at 9:01 AM
Pointless: Andrew Breitbart and race; "Blue Nose, Wet Nose" and other mysterious titles; the Beatles' Saturday morning cartoon

Golden Age Friday: Alex Schomburg

Posted by on July 30th, 2010 at 9:00 AM
Fire, chaos and frenzy with the most fearsome illustrator of the Golden Age

Wednesday Illustrations: Robert Binks

Posted by on July 28th, 2010 at 9:00 AM
Robert Binks, the last batch

American Son #1

Posted by on July 27th, 2010 at 12:01 AM
A decent cover followed by a whole lot of nothing. On display this issue: civilians with pointlessly dynamic postures, a black kid getting helped, unremarkable moments splashed across the page bigger than they should be.

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