07-18-2018

New at Copacetic Comics for July; Isabel Molina, Paloma Domínguez y Pati Aguilera en La Polola; Pablo Selín; Marcela Trujillo en La sororidad de los kilos; Elizabeth Casillas sobre Brecht Evens – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – Here on the site, Copacetic Comics’ Bill Boichel reviews […]

07/17/2018

David Wojnarowicz; Comics & Medicine; Connie Sun; Hartley Lin; Ellen Lindner; Brutalist Web Design ————————————————————————————————— David Wojnarowicz: History Keeps Me Awake at Night July 13-September 30, 2018, at the Whitney Museum of American Art, NYC. Via Jerry Saltz at Vulture.com: Today, David Wojnarowicz is known mostly as a martyr to the culture wars of the […]

07/16/2018

  Caleb Orecchio here with thoughts on “copying,” and other news. ————————————————————————————————— WHAT IF comics adopted this attitude that resembled folk music where, particularly during the revival in the fifties and sixties, someone who wrote their own material was an anomaly as oppose to a  standard expectation? The majority of folk musicians learned to play […]

07/13/2018

Sally Ingraham here with news and comics from Rachel Masilamani! ————————————————————————————————— Rachel Masilamani lectured at the Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh last night, and in a lead-up to the event 90.5 WESA’s Bill O’Driscoll ran a feature about Masilamani and her comics. She talked about how Scott McCloud’s Understanding Comics made her turn to the medium: ” “I […]

07/12/2018

Sam Ombiri here: I found myself reading and re-reading Ganges 4 by Kevin Huizenga. Of course I have to re-read it as it is a very intricate comic. There’s a lot of information conveyed, but especially for this comic it seems that for Huizenga it’s important for the nature of the encounter to be felt. […]

07/11/2018

Hartley Lin at Comix Experience; Drawing A Dialogue Episode 13; CARTOON DIALECTICS #3 by Tom Kaczynski and Clara Jetsmark; Shortbox U.S.Distribution – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – Hartley Lin Talk with Brian Hibbs at Comix Experience Here on the site, Chris Anthony Diaz offers […]

07/10/2018

Panels to/for the People; Médecins Sans Frontières; Maiden Form; LAAB; Art of/for War ————————————————————————————————— Panels to the People x Vinyl Fantasy Panels to the People is a comics reading showcasing a variety of creators. Come to Bushwick’s best comic book store Vinyl Fantasy for a night of brilliant comics. Admission is FREE! Readings by: Neil […]

07/09/2018

Caleb Orecchio here with brief thoughts on Steve Ditko, and other news! ————————————————————————————————— You’ve probably heard by now that Steve Ditko has passed away. Thee great Steve Ditko. I’ve been going through my annual Ditko obsession these past few months which makes his passing all the more surprising. For a while, I’d figured he’d live […]

07/06/2018

Sally Ingraham here with news and comics from Ulli Lust, Hannah Berry, Joana Mosi, and more! ————————————————————————————————— Ulli Lust has an exhibition at Cartoonmuseum Basel, June 30-Oct. 28th 2018. She composed a photo report about the show HERE, for those of us likely to miss it. There is also an article about the retrospective on […]