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Sally here with comics by November Garcia, Sara Lautman, Margoux Othats, Corinne Mucha, and much more! ————————————————————————————————— November Garcia, creator of the comics Foggy Notions and Malarkey, is trying her hand at daily comics this year. You can see the first week’s worth HERE. She sez: “So my 2018 resolution is to draw a comic […]


Sam Ombiri here with thoughts on DNA Failure: British Weapon Comics by Leon Sadler, Jonathan Chandler, and Stefan Sadler ————————————————————————————————— Sam Ombiri here: DNA Failure: British Weapon Comics is Leon Sadler making comics with Jonathan Chandler and Stefan Sadler. The deal is Leon’s comics are really good, Jon’s comics are really good, and Stefan’s comics […]


Juan empieza el día con el Puchi Award 2018 y Paul Karasik & Mark Newgarden charlando sobre Nancy!


Aaron here today with an Art from Guantánamo Bay Update; Comic Book Heroes of Taiwan; Austin English on the End of Krazy Kat (and Superman Comics); More Machine Learning ————————————————————————————————— Ode to the Sea An update regarding the Art from Guantánamo Bay post from a few weeks back, via Patricia Mastricolo at the Comic Book […]


Caleb Orecchio with thoughts on Dash Shaw’s Doctor Strange comic, and other news ————————————————————————————————— I’ve been thinking about Dash Shaw’s Doctor Strange story in Strange Tales #1 (2009) (above), and how it contrasts to Ed Piskor’s new X-Men comic—X-Men: Grand Design is 100% sincere X-Men superhero comics, as oppose to Shaw’s tongue-in-cheek, yet sincere in its […]


Sally here with notes on Nicole Claveloux’s new NYRC book, work from Ulli Lust, Archana Streenivasan, and Trina Robbins, and much more! ————————————————————————————————— Michael Dooley wrote about The Green Hand and Other Stories by Nicole Claveloux for Print Magazine, calling it “2017’s best book in celebration of a European comics artist“. Why? “Because thanks to this […]


Sally here with work by Laércio George Mabota, Djialeu Martial Ngande, and many other African cartoonists! ————————————————————————————————— I recently found a new database that I’ve been digging into – the Africa Cartoons: Encyclopedia of African Political Cartooning. It is being built by Tejumola Olaniyan, who is the Louise Durham Mead professor at the University of Wisconsin–Madison. He is originally from […]


Juan empieza el día con Natalia Valdebenito en La Polola  Julie Doucet en España!


Aaron here today with the New York Comics & Picture-Story Symposium Schedule; Käthe Kollwitz and Sue Coe; Whit Taylor; Imagined Communities, Nationalism & Violence ————————————————————————————————— The 2018 schedule of the Ben Katchor-organized New York Comics & Picture-Story Symposium has been posted. This line-up looks great, including presentations by Joe McCullough (on Steve Ditko), Julia Gfrörer, […]


Caleb Orecchio here with thoughts on Ed Piskor’s X-Men:Grand Design, and other news. ————————————————————————————————— What if Ed Piskor could do his dream X-Men comic? “I have such reverence for Kirby. I think of him every day. But there are Marvel and DC fans who only know the superhero idiom of comic storytelling, which is to say, […]