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Sean Michael Robinson: Idaho School Teacher Sentenced for Possession of “Obscene” Images of Simpsons Characters

Posted by on January 20th, 2011 at 4:06 PM
On Jan. 18, former Idaho middle-school-teacher Steven Kutzner was sentenced by Judge Edward J. Lodge to 15 months in federal prison for the “Possession of Obscene Visual Representation of the Sexual Abuse of Children,” having pleaded guilty to the charge Oct. 13. His prison term is to be followed by three years of Supervised Release, mandatory sex offender treatment, and a host of other strictures on his movements and activities.

Jerry Weist Dies

Posted by on January 14th, 2011 at 12:01 AM
Jerry Weist, pioneering comics fan, scholar, retailer and author, died Jan. 7 at the age of 61, reportedly of mulitple myeloma cancer. According to SFScope friend Andrew Porter and the PulpMags mailing list, Weist had been battling cancer for several years.

Jim Woodring’s “Nibbus Maximus” (with video)

Posted by on January 10th, 2011 at 2:17 PM

Brobdingnagian art from Seattle's resident genius — a report on Jim Woodring's demonstration of his giant pen at the Gage Academy of Art, 9th January 2011.

Johnossi Comics

Posted by on December 26th, 2010 at 11:33 AM

Johnossi Comics is a strange hybrid, and even stranger seeing as it was made in Sweden. Johnossi is a successful Swedish band, an energetic live-playing rock duo that has also had some success abroad. They have teamed up with the

Journalista for Dec. 22, 2010: Delinked

Posted by on December 22nd, 2010 at 4:12 AM
The house lights come up, and people stand up from their seats. Where did we park the car, again...?

Journalista for Dec. 21, 2010: Home stretch

Posted by on December 21st, 2010 at 12:03 AM
William T. Keough dies ♦ DC Comics alters creator-ownership contracts ♦ more

Journalista for Dec. 20, 2010: Feedback loop’d

Posted by on December 20th, 2010 at 3:01 AM
RIP: Adrienne Roy, Marc Henniquiau ♦ pro-censorship Tokyo politician exposes BL artist over manga petition ♦ more

Best Swedish Graphic Novels of 2010

Posted by on December 19th, 2010 at 4:30 AM

It’s that time of year again… Time to start looking back at what actually happened during the last 12 months. So, here are my thoughts on the best Swedish graphic novels published during 2010:

Title: Om någon vrålar i skogen

Journalista for Dec. 17, 2010: We’ve all been there, haven’t we?

Posted by on December 17th, 2010 at 5:12 AM
Tokyo anti-censorship warriors to fight Ishihara with Ishihara ♦ comics-shop death watch, Berkeley edition ♦ more

Journalista for Dec. 16, 2010: Fallacious assumptions

Posted by on December 16th, 2010 at 5:10 AM
New York City's Cosmic Comics to close, plus all the links and comics for a (relatively) slow news day.

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