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Fantagraphics Co-Publisher And Industry Legend Kim Thompson Passes Away

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Kim Thompson, Co-Publisher of Fantagraphics and one of the most important editors in the comics industry over the last 30 years, passed away this morning due to complications from lung cancer. He was 56 years old. Over a career that spanned more than three decades, Thompson edited talent such as Chris Ware, Peter Bagge, Stan Sakai and Joe Sacco, and introduced the work of many legendary European cartoonists to the North American audience.

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Fantagraphics Releases First Remastered Images From ‘Love And Rockets: The Covers’

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Fantagraphics Books has confirmed a September 2013 release date for Love And Rockets: The Covers, the eagerly anticipated and first ever full-color compilation of cover artwork from the legendary alt comics opus by Los Bros Hernandez.

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Fantagraphics To Release Book Of Guantanamo Courtroom Sketches

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One of the many lasting legacies from the 9-11 terrorists attacks will be the indefinite detention of suspected terrorists in the U.S. Military base in Guantanamo, Cuba. It is a moment in this country's history that will undoubtedly be discussed for decades to come, as we all recall these prisoners -- detained outside of the United States and not afforded due process under our judicial system -- and debate the moral issues behind their confinement...

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Fantagraphics Co-Publisher Kim Thompson Diagnosed With Cancer

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Late yesterday afternoon Fantagraphics released a statement on behalf of co-publisher Kim Thompson, revealing that the longtime editor has recently been diagnosed with lung cancer, and will be taking a leave of absence from his post...

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Jason Depicts Famous Figures As Anthropomorphic Animals [Art]

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Jason is one of my favorite creators working in comics today. The Eisner, Harvey and Ignatz award winning Norwegian comic artist, whose work includes Hey, Wait..., Meow Baby!, I Killed Adolf Hitler and others, deftly uses sparse line work and a minimalist style to depict the anthropomorphic characters in his work in a fashion that is at once simple and incredibly expressive...

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Wilfred Santiago Examines The Biggest Sports Icon of the 20th Century With ‘Michael Jordan: Bull On Parade’ [Interview & Preview]

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At the height of his popularity, Michael Jordan was more than just an athlete. He was an icon, a cultural phenomenon the likes of which the world had never seen, and arguably the most recognizable human being on the planet...

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Moto Hagio’s ‘The Heart of Thomas’ Is A Dense, Heartfelt Read [Preview]

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Moto Hagio's Heart of Thomas, recently translated and released by Fantagraphics, is my first proper introduction to the shounen-ai, or "boy's love," genre of manga. I have friends who are into yaoi and boy's love, and they have been remarkably generous with their time, knowledge, and gag gifts of yaoi versions of comics I like, but it isn't quite my thing...

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Steven Weissman Goes Comics Shopping with ‘Love and Rockets’ Co-Creator Mario Hernandez [Photo Essay]

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"It's a process of really digging, and I enjoy it."

Thirty years ago Mario, Jaime and Gilbert Hernandez created Love and Rockets. Known collectively as Los Bros Hernandez, their impact on the indie cartooning scene has been immeasurable, with their respective Love and Rockets serials, shorts and other work canonized by fans and critics as sacred texts...

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Parting Shot: Artist Ben Horak’s ‘Love and Rockets’/Looney Tunes Mashup

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Combining two things that I love, artist Ben Horak, currently an intern at Fantagraphics, has created an homage to Los Bros Hernandez and Looney Tunes with his clever take on the classic 'The Death of Speedy' storyline from Love and Rockets...

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President Obama As You’ve Never Seen Him In Steven Weissman’s Bizarre ‘Barack Hussein Obama’ [Interview]

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Steven Weissman is best known for comics about weird little kids like his late-'90s Little Rascals-by-way-of-Universal-monsters comic Yikes, and collections of strips featuring the cute, chubby children composed of thin, sharp, harsh-looking lines...

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