Marvel wants you to “Vote Loki!” because this election just doens’t have enough mischief already


  Comics characters running for president in a presidential election cycle is a hallowed tradition. Bill the Cat did it. The Demon did it. Howard the Duck did it. Uncle Duke did it. And now Loki, the Norse god of mischief.  Because this presidential cycle needs more mischief. Sadly, as he is not a native […]

The cartooning world—and the rest of the world—reacts to the Charlie Hebdo attack

APTOPIX France Newspaper Attack

January 7th, 2015 will always be a grim date in for free speech, tolerance and French cartooning. As we all know, 12 people, including 10 staffers and four cartoonists were killed in a terrorist attack on the offices of French satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo yesterday morning. The attack—which some called the 9/11 for France—left grieving and reeling for those lost and for a world in which such a senseless act could occur. The four cartoonists killed—Georges Wolinski, Charb, Tignous, and Cabu—included one Angouleme Grand Prize winner, Wolinski, who won in 2005. It was a grievous toll.

On the Scene: NIGHT JOB Salon Gets Personal


On March 21st 2013 at the Union Hall bar, restaurant, and music venue in Park Slope, Brooklyn, comics creator and TRIP CITY co-curator Dean Haspiel and comedian/actress Katharine Heller launched what may be the first of several salon events featuring comics, comedy, prose, and musical performances entitled “NIGHT JOB”. Though it was a new venture, […]