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Comically Vintage: Paleocomicologists with a Sense of Humor

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Comically Vintage
takes panels from our grandparents' comics and lets those panels stand alone in all their goofy, out of context glory. The site tends to stick to three main themes: over-the-top love and hate from romance comics, "jumping-gee-willikers" 1950s slang and the silly plot twists of Silver Age superhero comics. All three themes are comic gold

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The Existential Dread of ’3eanuts’: Peanuts Minus the 4th Panel

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Charles Schulz explored some pretty depressing thought experiments in his comic strip Peanuts, disguising them with the adorable drawings of Charlie Brown and company. The strip could become as dark as the bleakest Greek tragedy. Consider Lucy pulling t

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Goodnight Dune by Julia Yu: The Spice Must Flow Across Your Sleepy Eyes

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After seeing Goodnight Dune in College Humor's 5 Sci-Fi Children's Books parody article on Reddit, cartoonist Julia Yu responded to one commenter's request for more by actually writing and illustrating a complete Goodnight Dune book, a mash-up of the famous sci-fi franchise and the beloved children'

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Neil Gaiman On Internet Piracy: “It’s People Lending Books”

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Anyone who read our piece on Underground sales skyrocketing after the comic was bootlegged on 4chan will not be surprised by Neil Gaiman's revelation in this interview with Open Rights Group. Everyone else, hang on to your seats, because he thinks piracy may help increase sales.

Gaiman explains it this way:

"You're not losing sales by getting stuff out there. When I do a big t

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The ‘Comics Stripped’ Exhibit: 100 Years of Comic Porn in One Room

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Comics, by their very nature, are poorly suited for museum exhibits. They require a lot of space to tell their stories, a problem that is typically solved by printing them on thin sheets of paper which are stacked and bound. Layi

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‘True Grit’ Gets A Bloody Comic Adaptation

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From Moviefone: One of the most enjoyable online trends of the past year for those of us who love both movies and comic books has been the release of free, high quality supplemental comics that add to, not recap, the movie's story. The best of these so far has been the 'Inception: The Cobol Job' prequel comic, but the newly released 'True Grit: Mean Business' is no slouch, either.

Artist Chris Wildgoose says h

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Deconstructing Lichtenstein: Source Comics Revealed and Credited

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Imagine you drew a comic book for a nominal fee and a world-famous artist recreated in paint a panel from that work and sold it for millions of dollars without you receiving any credit or royalties. Such is the case for numerous comics creators whose work was repurposed by Roy Lichtenstein, the uber-famous pop artist whose painting

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Take a ‘Calvin and Hobbes’ Christmas Photo, Win the Will Eisner Documentary [Contest]

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Merrrry Christmas, ComicsAlliance readers! Because you've all been so awesome about contributing your creativity to the numerous contests and other participatory events we've had in 2010, we wanted to give you something special during this gift-giving season

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