Blog HU: Six Degrees of Ezra Pound

Posted by on February 7th, 2011 at 7:52 AM

Alex Buchet attempts to connect Ezra Pound with Kevin Bacon. Plus, Tippi Hedron, Jerry Lewis, Queen Elizabeth, Joe Dimaggio, and more!

Blog Assorted Miscellany: Candy Or Medicine, Devil’s Lake, Desmond Reed minis, Dina Kelberman, The Cornelia Collection

Posted by on February 7th, 2011 at 5:39 AM

Rob offers quick takes on comics in a variety of media: the webcomics content of Devil's Lake; minicomics by Desmond Reed, The Corneila Collection by Kel Crum; Candy Or Medicine #12, edited by Josh Blair; and the latest issue of The Regular Man, by Dina Kelberman.

Interviews Nathan Wilson: An Interview with Geoff Johns Part One (of Two)

Posted by on February 7th, 2011 at 12:01 AM

New York Times best-selling author and Eisner Award-nominated writer Geoff Johns talks to Nathan Wilson about craft; how he writes Green Lantern and The Flash and engineers Infinite Crisis, 52, Blackest Night and Brightest Day; and his career as the Chief Creative Officer for DC Entertainment and supervising production on the 2011 Green Lantern film.

Blog Incompetent Competence

Posted by on February 6th, 2011 at 8:58 AM

At HU, Erica Friedman reviews the enjoyable train-wreck that is Hideyuki Kikuchi’s novel, Wicked City: Black Guard

Blog HU: This Is Your Brain on Television

Posted by on February 5th, 2011 at 7:32 AM

The aphasiac glory of Sid and Marty Krofft's children's shows.

Blog D&Q Classics, Part III: Nipper, 1963-1964

Posted by on February 5th, 2011 at 5:28 AM

Rob concludes his look at Drawn & Quarterly’s reprints of classic comic books and strips with Doug Wright’s Nipper (1963-1964).

I love that Drawn & Quarterly will occasionally remind its readers that it is still a fundamentally Canadian comics publisher. 

Blog Next Week On

Posted by on February 4th, 2011 at 5:09 PM

Geoff Johns, DC Co-Publisher/Chief Creative Officer/writer and co-producer of the Green Lantern movie, talks to Nathan Wilson; Kristian Williams takes a ride on The Night Bookmobile; R.C. Harvey reviews the Wolverton Bible; Rob Clough examines Doug Wright’s Nipper and the underground comix zine Mineshaft; and much more.

From Green Lantern #59 (December 2010), written by Johns, penciled by Doug Mahnke and inked by Christian Alamy, Keith Champagne and Mahnke. ©2010 DC Comics

Blog links Jan. 28 — Feb. 4

Posted by on February 4th, 2011 at 5:08 PM

Rob Clough reviewed Only Skin #6, by Sean Ford; Mr. Cellar’s Attic, by Noel Freibert; and Courtship of Ms. Smith, by Alexis Frederick-Frost. R.C. Harvey got some advice from a trio of cartoonists. Chris Ware talked to Matthias Wivel at Part One, Part Two. R. Fiore on Chris Ware's Acme Novelty Library Vol. 20. Rob Clough looked at John Stanley's Nancy comic books. In his Minis Monday column, Rich Kreiner traced a different kind of underground comics lineage via Colin Tedford's Square Dance #4. R.C. Harvey close-read Jan. 35 comic strips. Our Angoulême coverage. R.C. Harvey welcomed back Peyo and the Smurfs.

Rob Clough also looked at Tubby.

R.C. Harvey noted some recent comic-strip cameos.

Tom Crippen pondered Superman's immigration status.

Rob Clough examined the all-ages "experiment" Solipsistic Pop #3.

R.C. Harvey: Writer Defined.

R.C. Harvey also chose Sinfest as one of his Best Comics of 2010.

Meanwhile,'s international bloggers looked at the controversy surrounding Don Lawrence' Storm, explained the Latin American legacies of Luiz Sá and Harvey Pekar and announced Australian comics events.

Blog One of the Best of the Year

Posted by on February 4th, 2011 at 8:52 AM

A glimpse into another realm

Blog HU: Johnny Ryan’s Prison Pit #2

Posted by on February 4th, 2011 at 7:25 AM

Creativity is crap.

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