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Women Write About Comics, Vanesa R. Del Rey y Jordie Bellaire, Judith Gociol, Sindy Elefante, Daniel Jiménez, Klari Moreno y Lorenzo Montatore —————————————— Los cómics y las noticias que me han llamado la atención esta semana:  ~ en Español y “sometimes in English” ~ —————————————— Worth your time (& money): Women Write About Comics are raising funds to solve […]


Chitra Ganesh; Matthew Thurber; Frank Santoro: The Eulogy of Drawing ————————————————————————————————— Chitra Ganesh has work in Beyond Transnationalism : The Legacy of Post-Independence Art from India. Bau Daji Lad Museum, Mumbai, curated by Dr. Arshiya Lokhandwala, through June 19, 2018. The exhibition ‘Beyond Transnationalism: The Legacy of Post Independent Art from South Asia’ undertaken at […]


Caleb Orecchio here with thoughts on Free Comics Book Day 2018. ———————————————————————————————————— Another year, another Free Comic Book Day. I’m mad at myself because I can’t seem to find the stack of free comics I cherry-picked at Copacetic Comics, and am beginning to have the suspicion that I left them at the shop while perusing the […]


Sally here with Aline Kominsky-Crumb, Hillary Chute, Roz Chast, Jennifer Camper, and many more! ———————————————————————————————————— Hillary Chute takes a look at comics in black and white for The New York Times, reviewing Eleanor Davis‘ most recent work, Why Art?, and John Porcellino’s From Lone Mountain, concluding with a mention of Jennifer Camper. Hillary Chute suggests […]


Sam Ombiri on Daniel Clowes’ Eightball No. 20: The Further Adventures of David Boring! —————————————————————————————————————————— Sam Ombiri here: More often than not, I sense some dishonesty when people talk about their work – as opposed to when their work does the talking. When I say “people’s work doing the talking” I’m not commenting on the […]


 Marcela Trujillo, Power Paola, Elisa McCausland, Autoras de Cómic + Digital Comics Museum’s Access Month —————————————— Los cómics y las noticias que me han llamado la atención esta semana:  ~ en Español y “sometimes in English” ~ —————————————— Digital Comics Museum – Access Month For this month of May 2018 every user who donates to the Digital Comics Museum, […]


Aaron Cockle here today with Eva Hesse; Alberto Savinio + Roberto Calasso; Edward Gorey; Frederick Luis Aldama; How to Tell a (Good) Story; The Revengerers ————————————————————————————————— Eva Hesse: Arrows and Boxes, Repeated April 6-May 25, 2018, Craig F. Starr Gallery, 5 East 73rd Street, NYC Hesse is best known for the pioneering sculptural works in […]


Caleb Orecchio here with thoughts on, you guessed it, cartooning–and other news! ————————————————————————————————— “Be aware of your surroundings,” my dad always said to me as a kid. Just after I’d run into some inanimate object or unlucky pedestrian, incidentally located in my path while some shiny object distracted me. Be aware of your surroundings. Of […]


Sally Ingraham here with comics by Sophia Foster-Dimino, Glynnis Fawkes, and Rachel Masilamani; a Swedish canon of female cartoonists; plus much more! ————————————————————————————————— The Eisner Award nominations have been announced, and Sophia Foster-Dimino‘s comic Small Mistakes Make Big Problems, from the Comics for Choice anthology edited by Hazel Newlevant, Whit Taylor, and O.K. Fox, has gotten a […]


Caleb Orecchio here filling in for Sam, and I’ve just read Prime Cuts #1! ————————————————————————————————— I am always interested in expanding the breadth of my comics knowledge, and was happy when Frank loaned me the first two issues of the Fantagraphics anthology, Prime Cuts. Published at the height of comics’ new respectable reputation in 1987. A nice […]