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Grim and Gritty: Freewheel, Volume 2

Posted by on March 5th, 2011 at 6:01 AM

Rob reviews the second collection of Liz Baillie’s webcomic, Freewheel.

Liz Baillie’s ongoing webcomic Freewheel can best be described as a slice-of-life fantasy.  Volume 1 of the series (collecting the first five chapters) introduces us to Jamie, the young …

Rough & Tumble: Lewis and Clark

Posted by on March 2nd, 2011 at 6:05 AM

Rob reviews Nick Bertozzi’s historical fiction comic, Lewis and Clark (First Second).

Nick Bertozzi is an alt-cartoonist who’s never been easy to categorize. He comes from a mainstream tradition in some ways but has always had an interest in formalism, …

Ignatz Update 4: Interiorae #4

Posted by on February 26th, 2011 at 5:43 AM

Rob reviews the fourth and final issue of Gabriella Giandelli’s Interiorae, a title in the joint Fantagraphics/Coconino Press Ignatz series.

Gabriella Giandelli’s Interiorae wound up as one of the most conventional of the Ignatz line of comics.  Of course, …

Hail The White Rhinoceros Part Three (of Three): Josh Simmons

Posted by on February 23rd, 2011 at 12:01 AM

We should give it to Mel Gibson.

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Madwoman of the Sacred Heart by Jodorowsky and Mœbius

Posted by on February 22nd, 2011 at 4:00 PM

While radically different from his work in cinema, Jodorowsky’s comics are still a weird amalgam of genres and influences. His first collaboration with Mœbius, The Incal, was essentially the fool’s journey of the Tarot, written as a pseudo-religious space opera. There is an even stranger turnaround here, as Madwoman of the Sacred Heart takes the gospels and turns them into an erotic noir thriller.

Hail The White Rhinoceros Part Two (of Three): Shaun Partridge Continued

Posted by on February 22nd, 2011 at 12:01 AM

“What kind of person would do this? This sounds like an insane person.”

Graphic Youth: Louis: Night Salad by Metaphrog

Posted by on February 21st, 2011 at 9:00 AM

By sublimating paranoia and hallucinatory symbolism into the bright, primary-colored world of Louis, Franco-Scottish duo Metaphrog have crafted an all-ages graphic novel that is all at once touching, intelligent and beautiful to behold.

Ignatz Update 1: Sammy The Mouse #3

Posted by on February 19th, 2011 at 5:15 AM

In the first of a four-part series about recent comics from the joint Fantagraphics-Coconino Ignatz line, Rob reviews Sammy The Mouse #3, by Zak Sally.

Though it’s flying a bit under the radar now, the joint Fantagraphics-Coconino Ignatz line publishing …

Twilight: The Broadcast

Posted by on February 16th, 2011 at 5:45 AM

Rob reviews The Broadcast, by Eric Hobbs & Noel Tuazon (NBM).

The Broadcast reminds me a bit of the old Rod Serling-penned Twilight Zone episode, “The Monsters Are Due On Maple Street”.  Writer Eric Hobbs creates dramatic tension by …

The Craft Behind Cerebus: An Interview with Gerhard (Part Three of Three)

Posted by on February 16th, 2011 at 12:01 AM

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In Part Three (of Three), Gerhard and Sean Michael Robinson conclude their conversation by talking about what’s next for the artist.

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