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Sam Ombiri reviews Dash Shaw’s “Cosplayers”, and Sally brings updates from Darryl Ayo, Ron Wimberly, Chris Kindred, and more! ————————————————————————————————— Sam Ombiri here: I’m going to talk about Cosplayers by Dash Shaw (Fantagraphics, 2016). First of all the art in this comic is, of course, fantastic. I am not sure if that is really a given. Sometimes […]


Empezamos el dia con Katherine Supnem;Roberto Massó; Borlocomix; Emma Ríos; Fabian Rangel Jr y Alexis Ziritt; Amaru Distro; Desiree Rodriguez; Berliac; Sol Díaz Castillo y Marcela Trujillo; Manu Garrido y los tebeos del día! ————————————————————————————————— Cayo Cæctus nos presenta Katherine Supnem en Sacapuntas.cl (…) lo fundamental es comenzar a cambiar nuestras propias vidas autoconvocándonos y organizándonos junto a otras mujeres. Necesitamos grupos espontáneos […]


Aaron here today with Samplerman; Alice Neel; Raymond Pettibon (in Conversation); MOCCAFEST 2017 Looms ————————————————————————————————— I have always chosen the DIY way to make my fanzines and minicomics: it is affordable and it mostly requires commitment and time. Frank Young interviews Yves ‘Samplerman’ Guillo over on The Comics Journal: [Frank Young] I would imagine you […]


Beginning the week with Ryan Sands and Frank Santoro talking risograph printing, new work from Ron Rege Jr. and Brian Chippendale, thoughts on creating comic strips from Ben Katchor, and more. ————————————————————————————————— The Risograph Workbook series on The Comics Journal continues with Ryan Sands, publisher at Youth in Decline, sharing his riso story. “People ask me […]


We finish the week with Mary Fleener, Isabel Bas Amat, Gloria Rivera, Miranda Harmon, and more! ————————————————————————————————— I just had a chance to check out Mineshaft #34 (Fall 2016) at Copacetic Comics and happened across Mary Fleener‘s piece for the zine (above). Only hours later I discovered that Women Write About Comics had posted an […]


Sam Ombiri on the art you consume vs. the art you make – and Sally with news updates from Ronald Wimberly, Tee Franklin, America Chavez, Zora Neale Hurston, Richie Pope, and Rick Mays. ————————————————————————————————— Sam Ombiri here: I like this idea that the work one is interacting with is different from the work that is being made. I remember […]


Empezamos el dia con Francisca Alcalde y el Maps Zine; Josep Coll; Vanesa R. Del Rey; Inés Estrada; Isabel Bas; Dos Payadores de Vicho Plaza; Revista Cactus 22; La Caja; Space Riders; y los tebeos del dia!   ————————————————————————————————— Cómics y noticias que me han llamado la atención esta semana: Javiera Tapia comparte un poco sobre Francisca […]


Aaron here today with Sikoryak; Feiffer/Eisner; Drawing Lessons with Victoria Lomasko; Intensive Publication Intensive; Till Doomsday; Fit to Print. ————————————————————————————————— ‘Other than that, there’s very little in the book that has any connection, visually, to the text.’ Rachel Davies interviewed R. Sikoryak on the occasion of the release of Sikoryak’s Terms and Conditions collection: RD: […]


Sally here to bid farewell to Bernie Wrightson, cheer on Al Jaffee, and watch Patrick Kyle reinvent web comics (again!) – no lazy cartoonists to be seen here. May the rest of us scramble to keep up!  ————————————————————————————————— Patrick Kyle cracked the code for Instagram comics last week. As the platform has developed, cartoonists have constantly experimented with what will work […]


Sally Ingraham here to finish your week with Alison Bechdel, Iona Fox, Sally Cantrino, the Women In Comics Collective, and more! ————————————————————————————————— Keep an eye out for new Dykes To Watch Out For strips from Alison Bechdel! After drawing them continually from 1983 to 2008, she now makes new ones when inspiration strikes – which it did this week, […]