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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 […]

08/03/2017

Sally here with comics from The Pittsburgh Courier and Oliver Harrington, plus other comics and persons of interest. ———————————————————————————————— I came across a great article on Blavity from earlier this year about our mostly forgotten black political cartoonists – including Oliver Harrington (his work seen above) who some consider to be the greatest political cartoonist […]

08/02/2017

Empezamos el día con Power Paola y autobiografía ficticia; Sarah Glidden y el Arte de la Guerra; La Polola; Juan Mediavilla; Caminos da HQ; Enrique’s Shadow; y los tebeos de Cómics Workbook! ————————————————————————————————— POWERPAOLA- Dibujos nómadas y autobiografía ficticia Abril Castillo Cabrera les ofrece sus reflecciones sobre la relación entre la ficción y la no-ficción que […]

08/01/2017

Aaron Cockle here today with Jackie Kirby; Printed Matter; Romance Comics; What the World Wants (And How to Pay For It) ————————————————————————————————— Meter, Geometry and Comic Form Featured on CW this week is Jackie Kirby’s work looking at verse and the grid: In an initial attempt at translating verse form to comic form let us […]

07/31/2017

Caleb Orecchio here and I can’t stop thinking about Jack Kirby ———————————————————————————————— Kirby Complex Not a day goes by that I don’t flip through a Kirby comic. Lately I’ve taken keen interest in the “Tales of Asgard” stories that were the back up feature for Thor. Love those 4-panel grids. And I don’t care what anyone […]

07/28/2017

Sally here with Lale Westvind’s work at Printed Matter, Ellen Forney’s Virtual Memories, Fabulous “Flo” Steinburg, and more. ———————————————————————————————— You have just a few days left to catch the “Something Unusual Is Happening” show at Printer Matter – it is up until July 31st 2017. Featuring work by 15 international comics artists, it delves into […]

07/27/2017

Sam Ombiri on Gabrielle Bell’s Everything is Flammable – plus other comics and news! —————————————————————————————————— Sam Ombiri here: The reason for my enthusiasm for Everything Is Flammable by Gabrielle Bell is hard to pin down – but I’ll try! I liked how everything flows without interruptions. There’s a seamless transition between what’s going on in her […]

07/26/2017

Empezamos el día con La Polola EN VIVO con Sebastián Ilabaca; Antonio Altarriba y Sergio García; Mincho Magazine #13; Dis-Tinta, la historieta actual en argentina; Autoras de Cómic; Krazy Kat y el Museo Reina Sofía; La Competencia de Composición de Comics Workbook  2017; y los tebeos de Cómics Workbook! —————————————————————————————————Cuerpos del delito. Entrevista a Antonio Altarriba y Sergio García […]

07/25/2017

Aaron Cockle today with Liana Finck; Warren Craghead; Glynnis Fawkes; The New York Review of Comic Books, and the Comics Workbook Composition Competition 2017. ————————————————————————————————— Sara Berman’s Closet Liana Finck has a piece at The New York Review of Books blog about an exhibition at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, and her personal relationship to […]

07/24/2017

Caleb Orecchio here with The Power of Kirby and other news. ———————————————————————————————— all images herein are from the collection of comics given to me by my dad and uncle from when they were kids, circa 1976 to 1978. All images are drawn by Jack Kirby. The Power of Kirby Jack King Kirby, the powerhouse conundrum who […]