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12.30.09
Comics
Poem Strip, Dino Buzzati's graphic novel, owes a great deal of its charm and artistic success to factors not intrinsic to the work itself; were it not written in the 1960s – 1969, not least of all – and were it
12.20.09
Comics
Like many boys and, if the stereotype stands up to scrutiny, fewer girls, I once read comic books almost exclusively. I rarely read superhero comics and the ones I did read I felt somewhat ambivalent about; they seemed, as I think
12.17.09
Comics
Dan Nadel is art director and editor of PictureBox, Inc., which has published some of the most exciting, innovative, and unique comics and art books of the past decade. Comics artists who have been published by PictureBox include Paper Rad, Ben
11.11.09
Comics
Mark Beyer's brilliant comic strip Amy and Jordan ran in the New York Press in the late 80's and early 90's, and was impossible to find until 2004, when Pantheon Books published a collection of the strips. Combining the misery of
10.31.09
Comics
One half of the creative team behind the Grand Prize winning submission for Tokyopop’s first Rising Stars of Manga competition, Manga artist Priscilla Hamby (pen name Rem), collaborated with writer Clint Bickham to create Devil’s Candy, a tongue-in-cheek high school fantasy that
10.31.09
Comics
David Heatley was one of my picks for Artists to Watch in 2010. Here, he talks about his wonderfully edgey graphic memoir, "My Brain Is Hanging Upside Down," the influence of cinema on cartooning and his work as a musician.