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Kanye West loves comics-inspired fashion and even has a book out that adapted his work to comics, so it's fitting that comics became a popular means for West's fellow users to critique his posts when he signed up for a Twitter account last week. In fact, after seeing how well his words go with a series of New Yo
Indie comics creators like Chris Ware, Adrian Tomine, Ivan Brunetti, and Dan Clowes are no strangers to "The New Yorker" magazine, but for the upcoming 85th anniversary edition of the magazine they're all going to be illustrating variant covers, comic book style
The bizarro world humor of "Tales Designed to Thrizzle" and "Snake 'n Bacon" creator Michael Kupperman has made its way into "The New Yorker" plenty of times before via his editorial cartoons, but as will not surprise you at all if you are a fan of Kupperman, some of his work proved to be -- well, maybe a little too Kuppermany for "a certain monocled, top-hatted magazine," as he put it.
He recently posted a whole slew of those rejected "New Yorker" strips via his Twitpic account, including thwa
Lots of Chris Ware everywhere: The indie artist drew the cover of the most recent "New Yorker," along with a typically melancholy Halloween feature. Boing Boing also reminded us of an episode of "This American Life" (below) that Ware animated for Showtime about a fad at an elementary school where kids started making cardboard cameras and pretended to film the events around them as news -- and how that very quickly altered the way they treated each other.
There's a second "This American Life" segment by Ware about the fluidity of memory and a woman's brief e