Yes, it’s that time of year again.
§ This column has been absent for the usual reasons, a big deadline on an outside project, travel and the fact that running this site now takes up about half my day. But I’ve been hoarding away links like a squirrel under the acorn tree. Unfortunately no one is going to care about much besides […]
Sarah Glidden’s Rolling Blackouts: Dispatches from Turkey, Syria and Iraq has won the 2017 Lynd Ward Prize for Graphic Novel of the Year. The prize, sponsored by the Penn State University LIbraries, is presented to the best graphic novel, fiction or non-fiction, published in the previous calendar year by a living U.S. or Canadian citizen […]
§ NICE ART: Kevin Wada drew Roman Reigns on Twitter, explaining, “Well, he’s hot.” Agreed! Now do Seth Rollins! Wada also tweeted these sweeeeeeeeet pinbacks which he will have for sale at Emerald City Comic Con. We suggest getting there early, as these will not last. https://twitter.com/kevinwada/status/823931067778285569 https://twitter.com/kevinwada/status/823930925918498816 § Michael Cavna rounds up ways artists […]
Having worked as a journalist since the late 1990s, I have found that most people have no clue about how news organizations work, which leads to a lot of confusion about how the news gets delivered and why certain news gets delivered while other news does not. There are tons of intricacies we could go […]
My first experience with Sarah Glidden’s work was via her debut, How To Understand Israel in 60 Days or Less (published by, of all people, DC Vertigo!). That book saw Glidden take the ‘Birthright Tour,’ an Israeli government funded initiative traversing through Tel Aviv, Jerusalem, Masada and other places, where she constantly finds a conflict between […]