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Hello! Just wanted to send you all a little update. As you may have noticed, our news has gone fairly quiet as of late. Not to worry, our news team is simply hibernating. We’ll be back in action with some MAJOR site changes in the spring. We hope to see your bright and shining, comics-loving faces here […]

1/07/2019

Caleb Orecchio here with the weirdest comic book of all time ————————————————————————————————— Stray Cats by Ted Echterling (1991) is like a dream (a fever-dream of a young Doctor Moreau) that wakes you up to a feeling of nausea. It lingers in your mind and puts you into a funk for the rest of the day. […]

12/31/2018

Caleb Orecchio here on the last day of 2018 with Parallel Lives by Olivier Schrauwen ————————————————————————————————— Parallel Lives by Olivier Schrauwen Olivier Schrauwen lives way up there with kings and queens of our medium. I have a lot to say about the author and his new book, but brevity may stop me from going too […]

12/17/2018

Caleb Orecchio here with another gorgeous book by Alyssa Berg —————————————————————————————————   Alyssa Berg’s Soft Fascinations is yet another worthy addition to her steadily growing repertoire of comics and pictures. Her hybrid technique of manually engineering paintings to riso printed books is something I am astonished by. The results speak for themselves. I have no hesitation calling […]

12/10/2018

Caleb Orecchio here reporting from Calypso’s island ————————————————————————————————— I’m mad at myself. I am in the middle of moving (geographically I am literally in between my old place and new place) and have been separated from my cartooning tools. At this point I am not sure if I left them at the place I was […]

12/03/2018

Caleb Orecchio here with some brief thoughts on Kirby’s appeal. ————————————————————————————————— Caleb here. This past semester, I ran an after school comics club for first through fourth graders here in Pittsburgh. Something that I’ve been thinking about lately is that their favorite comics, of the ones I brought in, were far and away my reprints […]

11/27/2018

VERY LATE EDITION: Roz Chast; Christoph Niemann; Katie Fricas; IN THE LABYRINTH ————————————————————————————————— SVA Honors Roz Chast With 30th Annual Masters Series Award and Exhibition November 17-December 15 SVA Theatre, 333 West 23rd Street, NYC Artist’s Talk: Wednesday, November 28, 7-9pm Chast’s interest in drawing started when she was a young child growing up in Brooklyn, […]

11/26/2018

Caleb Orecchio here with the newest Love and Rockets release. ————————————————————————————————— Los Bros’ latest issue of Love and Rockets is here. Volume 4, No. 6 (or, as the front-page editorial notes, no. 84 overall). Each new release of L&R is an event in my house. Every issue to my estimation is worth its own weight in gold. Usually a […]

11/20/2018

LATE EDITION: KGB Post-Thanksgiving; Louise Bourgeois; DeepMasterPrints ————————————————————————————————— Post Thanksgiving: Comix & Graphic Novel Night Sunday, November 25, 2018, 7–9pm 85 East 4th Street, NYC KGB Comix Night is more than just a night of free entertainment—we also have a fun raffle with awesome prizes! A $5 donation will get you a raffle ticket. Raffle proceeds are […]

11/19/2018

Caleb Orecchio here with a wonky layout from a Gray Morrow page. —————————————————————————————————   Mindy Newell serves an incredibly personal PSA to readers in 1986. Within the pages of this two-issue mini-series, aggressive ace reporter Lois Lane investigates the epidemic of missing children sweeping Metropolis and the nation. Nothing will stop her in her pursuit, […]