Spiegelman on tour

We missed posting the first few events in this, but Art Spiegelman is on tour for “Breakdowns: Portrait of the Artist as a Young %@&*!” the updated collection of his influential early comics, and Jack and the Box, his book for beginning readers. Spiegelman is always a great speaker, so you should catch him if […]

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§ The Couscous Collective is a new group blog comprising Elizabeth Conley, Elena Diaz, Pancha Diaz, Andrew Farago, Shaenon Garrity, Konstantin Pogorelov, Jason Thompson, and Leia Weathington. Above is a collective self-portrait of most of them. § Tucker Stone talks canon and superheroes. There aren’t a lot of very strong canons for super-hero comics out […]

Michael Chabon’s Top 12 Tales of Adventure

Found via the Del Rey Internet Newsletter: Michael Chabon’s “Dashing Dozen”: 12 favorite works of adventure fiction: CAPTAIN BLOOD, Rafael Sabatini The Kull Stories, Robert E. Howard The Fafhrd and Grey Mouser stories, Fritz Leiber AGAINST THE DAY, Thomas Pynchon The Brigadier Gerard stories, Arthur Conan Doyle THE CHINESE BANDIT, Stephen Becker THE ICE SCHOONER, […]