Posts Tagged ‘McSweeney’s’

Thrown Gauntlet: Trophy Economy by Blaise Larmee

Posted by on March 29th, 2010 at 12:01 AM
This is the first of a semi-regular series. Under this Thrown Gauntlet header, you can expect to find statements, reviews, theses, judgments that you will almost certainly want to talk back to. UPDATE: Jared Gardner responds.

Gavin Lees on Binky Brown Meets the Holy Virgin Mary

Posted by on January 14th, 2010 at 9:00 AM
It would be hard to overstate this book's importance. First published in 1972, it's largely considered to be the first autobiographical comic (in the English language, at least). It opened the floodgates for Harvey Pekar, Eddie Campbell, Chester Brown, most of Crumb's '80s work and… well, you know the rest.