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08/17/2017

Sally here with work by Indian cartoonists Sarnath Banerjee, and Appupen – plus a few other comics news notes! ———————————————————————————————— A recent Comics Workbook Rowhouse resident – Javed Haque – brought along a copy of Corridor by Sarnath Banerjee to show us. This comic has been loudly touted as India’s first graphic novel – a masterful publicity […]

08/16/2017

Empezamos el día con el octavo Festival Entreviñetas; Mario Levrero; Flor Monfort; Clitóris: Relatos gráficos para Femininjas; Pablo Turnes; Amadeo Gandolfo; Libreria PUNC; Roberta Vázquez; Fanzination! en el Institut Valencià d’Art Modern; Joaquín Guirao sobre CF; y los tebeos de Cómics Workbook! —————————————————————————————————   ————————————————————————————————— Historietas, el eslabón recuperado de Mario Levrero  Álvaro de la Iglesia nos ofrece un refleccíon sobre el artisto uruguayo, Mario Levrero. En […]

08/15/2017

Aaron Cockle here today with Maqsood-I-Kainaat; Tom of Finland; Wolk on Borges; FRAME Festival Open Call; Fake Photos! ————————————————————————————————— Maqsood-I-Kainaat, by Shreyas R Krishnan The 12th issue of the Ley Lines series is coming soon! Ley Lines is a quarterly publication dedicated to exploring the intersection of comics and the various fields of art & culture […]

08/14/2017

Caleb Orecchio here with thoughts on comics by Matt Seneca, and other news. ———————————————————————————————— Flipping through my some of my magazine-sized comics, I ran into my copies of Matt Seneca’s Trap; The Magazine About Drugs. Seneca is someone who I feel like doesn’t get talked about enough. Below are some thoughts: Matt Seneca‘s comics are painfully […]

08/11/2017

Sally here with Jenny Zervakis and Jackie Ormes, plus other comics and news from the wide world of #VisibleWomen! ————————————————————————————————   This comic turned up in the latest box we received at Copacetic Comics from Spit and a Half Distro and I couldn’t have been happier. I loved the Strange Growths collection that John Porcellino put […]

08/10/2017

Sam Ombiri shares thoughts on Taiyo Matsumoto’s Sunny; plus work by E. Simms Campbell, George Lee, and other comics and news. ———————————————————————————————— Sam Ombiri here. I am about 100 pages into volume one of Sunny by Taiyo Matsumoto. It is about a group of kids living in a Japanese orphanage, who turn an old car – […]

08/09/2017

Empezamos el día con Ediciones Hungría; Jordie Bellaire y Vanesa R. Del Rey con ‘Redlands’; El Incal; Edicions de Ponent; Desaplanar de Nick Sousanis; y los tebeos de Cómics Workbook! ————————————————————————————————— Los cómics y las noticias que me han llamado la atención esta semana:  La pequeña editioral, Ediciones Hungria (Ciudad de México) han actualizado su página, […]

08/08/2017

Aaron Cockle here today with Flipism in the USA; New York Comics & Picture-story Symposium Fall 2017 Schedule; The Black Hood; Whit Taylor/Miranda Harmon; Workers of the World, Conform!; Book-making in the USA ————————————————————————————————— ‘At every crossroad of life, let Flipism chart your course!’ On an episode of the new season of the streaming Netflix […]

08/07/2017

Caleb Orecchio here with thoughts on the painfully under appreciated DK2 by Frank Miller and Lynn Varley, and other news. ———————————————————————————————— “I’m much more able to approach it like I’m 7 years old than I used to be able to,” was Miller’s response to why he did The Dark Knight Strikes Again (aka DK2) in this AV Club interview from 2001. […]

08/04/2017

Sally here to finish the week with the focus on Flo Steinberg, and Lynda Barry – plus other news and comics by fabulous women! ———————————————————————————————— Flo Steinberg, longtime secretary of Marvel’s Stan Lee, and underground comics publisher extraordinaire, died last week. Any number of obituaries and tributes have shown up since then, but I especially […]