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green_lantern_85This is Your Comic on Drugs

How Drugs Killed Comics In 1954 the comic publishing industry faced a Galactus-sized threat from psychiatrist Fredric Wertham. His study linked comic book reading to juvenile delinquency and other social ills. The report whipped up… [more]

American Splendor 02 (1977) (Restored).cbz - Page 6 1Robert Crumb’s Best Art Was Some of His Most Subtle

The partnership between Harvey Pekar and Robert Crumb was one of the more curious, and one of the most artistically satisfying in all of comics. Friends for years before even considering making comics together, these… [more]

Will EisnerOn Canons, Critics, Consensus, and Comics, Part 3

This week marks the final installment of our search for a comics canon.  As I mentioned in the first column, I recently conducted a survey of the people who contribute to Sequart.  A total of 25… [more]

Fig 1 Treasure Chest p1“Let Them Serve as Signs”: Graphic Adaptations of Christian Texts

In issue number 301 of The Comics Journal, there are articles critiquing two major spiritual works in the graphic tradition. One of these works is R. Crumb’s Book of Genesis, the other Dave Sim’s Cerebus. While the latter… [more]

Kafka-1Kafka and The Bunny Suicides

During the last week of December, savvy shoppers are aware of the 50% discount on new calendars for the upcoming year.

The Book Of Genesis IllustratedOn Robert Crumb’s The Book of Genesis Illustrated, Genesis Chapter 22

What to do when trapped with a front-line, world-class bore?

un Chien AndalouA Place for Bold: Understanding Frank Miller

No one seems to get Frank Miller. Despite the flurry of digital ink spilled over him, most critics seem to be left scratching their heads. Indeed, the entire body of Frank Miller criticism can now… [more]

HUP 1The Future of a Re-Fusion

Not long ago, I saw a post on the the Comics Beat by former Comics Journal contributor Robert Boyd remarking upon the virtual separation of the world of “mainstream comics” and “artcomics.”  Boyd didn’t comment… [more]