Posts Tagged ‘CCS’

Just The Facts: The Honduran Coup

Posted by on June 26th, 2010 at 8:23 AM

Rob reviews Dan Archer’s THE HONDURAN COUP: A GRAPHIC HISTORY.

Dan Archer is a rarity among young cartoonists these days in that he’s a comics journalist and social activist.  With the exception of World War III Illustrated, there simply

Sobel on Market Day by James Sturm

Posted by on May 10th, 2010 at 12:01 AM
James Sturm is a cartoonist’s cartoonist, a passionate supporter of the medium and one of its great ambassadors. His comics, like all great artists, have sharpened and focused over the course of his career, and following his trilogy of graphic novels, recently collected as a single, stunning volume simply titled James Sturm’s America, it was only logical that Sturm would turn next to Europe.

Lees on Market Day by James Sturm

Posted by on May 10th, 2010 at 12:00 AM
In Market Day — his first graphic novel since 2001’s The Golem’s Mighty Swing — Sturm appears to have lost his former optimism and what’s left is a beautifully told piece of abject nihilism.

Tension: Only Skin #5

Posted by on April 21st, 2010 at 5:43 AM
Rob reviews the fifth issue of Sean Ford's minicomics series, ONLY SKIN.

The Return of 1963: Tales Of The Uncanny

Posted by on April 17th, 2010 at 5:11 AM
Rob takes a look at the preview edition of TALES OF THE UNCANNY, edited by Steve Bissette and Tim Stout.

Thrown Down: The Rejection Section

Posted by on April 10th, 2010 at 5:34 AM
Rob reviews Jeremiah Piersol's collection of stories, THE REJECTION SECTION.

More Fractured Fairy Tales From Colleen Frakes

Posted by on March 3rd, 2010 at 6:12 AM
Rob reviews two minicomics from Colleen Frakes: Giant Size Comic Relief and Color Comics.

Horror of the Story Told: Monsters & Girls #2 and The Basket Ogress #1

Posted by on January 2nd, 2010 at 9:54 AM
Rob reviews two different takes on horror: THE BASKET OGRESS #1, by Colleen Frakes; and MONSTERS & GIRLS: AMELIA, PART 2.

Flights: New Comics From Alexis Frederick-Frost and Penina Gal

Posted by on December 30th, 2009 at 5:13 AM
Rob reviews THE FIRE MESSENGER #2, by Penina Gal; and an untitled mini from Alexis Frederick-Frost.

This ‘N That From CCS

Posted by on December 28th, 2009 at 5:54 AM
Rob reviews a variety of different minis from current students at the Center for Cartoon Studies (CCS). Included are looks at works by Jose-Luis Olivares, Melissa Mendes,and G.P. Bonesteel.

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