Countdown to Epiphany: The Christmas Cards of Paul Di Filippo

Even though Christmas is passed, we still have a few seasonal artifacts to pass along, so we’ll keep this up right until Epiphany. Writer Paul Di Filippo inspires awe everywhere by showing seasonal greetings he received from Jim Woodring and Daniel Clowes. A very Woodring Christmas — that is a TV show we’d watch!


As posted by Forbidden Planet International, oldies by goodies, Ryan Dunlavey’s Superhero/Seuss mash-ups. More good stuff here.

Holiday Reading: The Last Lonely Saturday

Maybe a little sad for the holidays, but the sentiment is pure and clear. BTW, Jordan Crane’s lovely little tone poem is available as part of What Things Do, a new online comics archive by Crane, Ted May, and Sammy Harkham. Lots and LOTS of reading for those who poke around a bit.

The Complete Comics Alliance 12 Days of Christmas

While we were celebrating 18 days of Christmas, (and wished we could do the ACTUAL 12 days of Christmas, which count down to Epiphany on January 6th) Comics Alliance ran a striking series of illos as interpreted by Periscope Studios members. Enjoy Steve Lieber’s Seven Bella Swans a’ Swimming above, or the whole megillah in […]

Holiday Reading: TCJ 300 conversations

For those who enjoy filling the quieter times of the holidays with reading, pretty much the most essential online comics reading right now is the ongoing posting of content from The Comics Journal #300, namely conversations between comics figures of the last few decades. We’re enjoying the printed version ourselves, but the links are as […]

TV Reminder: Dr. Who tonight (in America)

If you’re in the Colonies on Boxing Day and missed the first part of David Tennant’s last episode of Doctor Who, remember you can watch it tonight on BBC America (9 PM ET). Non-Spoiler Review: Can the Moffat Era please get here already? Part one of “The End of Time” had all the things that […]

Holiday Reading: TUNE by Derek Kirk Kim

Well HERE”S something we hadn’t seen publicized too much. Xeric, Eisner, Harvey, and Ignatz winning cartoonist Derek Kirk Kim is serializing his new graphic novel TUNE on his website. The first two panels should get you started.

Holiday Reading: Comics by Sam Henderson

Dig through The Magic Whistle for laughter.

Holiday reading: Sin Titulo by Cameron Stewart

Holiday reading: THE DREAMER by Lora Innes

In the spirit of the holidays, here are some archived comics which you may enjoy exploring. First up: Adventure, Romance, War. The Dreamer.

Merry Christmas: Jill Thompson

Click for larger version! And Merry Christmas!

Merry Christmas: Jim Rugg and Afrodisiac

Merry Christmas: Tom Fowler


Merry Christmass: Moritat and Richard Starkings

Merry Christmas from CCS

The Center for Cartoon Studios sends season’s greetings.

Merry Christmas: Dean Haspiel