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Thought Bubble; Recently Closed Exhibitions: LeWitt, Nevelson, Pendleton + Hockney; English on Wood; If Crisis or War Comes (To Sweden) ————————————————————————————————— THOUGHT BUBBLE Through June 23 at Aicon Gallery, 35 Great Jones Street, NYC. From NY Art Beat: a group exhibition featuring the work of Dhruvi Acharya, Chitra Ganesh, Amitabh Kumar, Sa’dia Rehman, Nisha Sethi, […]


Caleb Orecchio here with some tired thoughts and other news. ———————————————————————————— The above is my the only drawing I could muster last night. I was hoping to bust out two pages of a comic I’m working on (I’m trying to catch up to my self-imposed schedule), but despite my ambitions, I couldn’t even finish copying […]


Sally here with comics by Sacha Mardou, Jessica Campbell, Hope Larson, and more! ———————————————————————————— Sacha Mardou has a comic up on MUTHA Magazine called Someday, My Witch Will Come. She writes: “According to journalistic science, women are likelier to go though a midlife crisis earlier than men, between the ages of 35-44. Well my midlife […]


Sam Ombiri on Gabrielle Bell’s “Cody”! ———————————————————————————— Sam Ombiri here: Sometimes I think about “Cody”– a story by Gabrielle Bell that appears in Kramers Ergot 8 – and about how much it does with so little. I guess I could question what does it matter that it does? After all, “doing so much with so […]


Powerpaola, Liniers, y José Antonio Suárez Londoño —————————————— Los cómics y las noticias que me han llamado la atención esta semana:  ~ en Español y “sometimes in English” ~ Feminismo y Autogestión: Elisa Mccausland entrevista a Powerpaola  Incluir la palabra “poder” en el nombre siempre ha sido toda una declaración de principios. ¿Qué ha cambiado desde entonces […]


Lucy Shelton Caswell Research Award Winners; Colleen Frakes; Katie Fricas; Clough/Porcellino; Park on Reynolds; Spatial Frequency Analysis ————————————————————————————————— Announcing the 2018 Lucy Shelton Caswell Research Award Winners The Billy Ireland Cartoon Library & Museum (BICLM) is pleased to announce the winners of the first annual Lucy Shelton Caswell Research Award.  The award of up to […]


Caleb Orecchio here with thoughts on Betsy and Me by Jack Cole, and other news.———————————————————————————— Hey comics lovers, doing alright? I’m doing alright. I’m a bit tired. My cousins, brother and brother-in-law destroyed me in spikeball on Sunday during a Mother’s Day get together, so I am also sore and a bit grass-stained from jumping […]


Bryce Davidson here with thoughts on Chris Claremont, The New Mutants, and the almighty thought bubble! ———————————————————————————— Bryce Davidson here today, with thoughts on Chris Claremont, the New Mutants and the success of the Marvel Cinematic Universe. Over the weekend I went to see Avengers: Infinity War, as I’m sure many other people did. I […]


Sam Ombiri on ‘Back in Bleck’ by Johnny Ryan! ———————————————————————————— Sam Ombiri here: A few thoughts on Back In Bleck by Johnny Ryan. Bleck really fits the mold of Nancy picking on Sluggo, or Lucy’s cruelty to Charlie Brown. Which is not to say that it is a bland, mechanically copied retread. From what I […]