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Eric Reynolds Talks About Mome, an Anthology for the 21st Century with Chris Mautner Part 2 of 2

Posted by on December 30th, 2010 at 12:01 AM

Eric Reynolds and Chris Mautner conclude their conversation about the 20th issue of the indy anthology Mome.

Sweet Spot: Mome Vol. 19

Posted by on October 7th, 2010 at 12:01 AM

In #19, Reynolds shifted gears and used fewer but longer entries to put together perhaps the single best issue of the entire series (only #12 surpasses it in my estimation). Beyond its quality, Mome 19 also seems to be the issue that best reflects Reynolds’ taste as an editor. Reynolds has always been more on the underground side of the fence than in the literary fiction camp when it comes to comics. This issue’s mix of the transgressively funny, pulpish noir, surrealism, scatology and innovation was sequenced in such a way that every transition from story to story was nearly seamless. More importantly, the stories frequently complemented each other in a way that acted as a form of editorial storytelling on its own.

Readers, Get Your Quality Comic Coupons Right Here!

Posted by on August 27th, 2010 at 1:00 AM

Proof that the graphic novel exceeds all boundaries can be found in an annual initiative by one of the more popular news magazines in Belgium entitled HUMO.  As one season ends, another begins and more specifically the bookseason in …

Olivier Schrauwen & the Madness of Beards

Posted by on August 11th, 2010 at 10:00 AM

This is your European corresponder speaking, straight from the slums of Belgium, a city in Brussels (that’s a joke for you Americans). I will be your inbetween for such important facts as to why French Fries are much better in …

Scattered: Rob Clough reviews Mome Vol. 17

Posted by on February 15th, 2010 at 12:01 AM

Rob reviews volume 17 of Fantagraphics’ flagship anthology, Mome, edited by Eric Reynolds & Gary Groth.

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