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The Meandering, Beautiful ‘Artichoke Tales’ [Review]
"Artichoke Tales" is an ambitious new book (out this week from Fantagraphics) by the celebrated cartoonist Megan Kelso. It's a multi-generational fantasy epic about a divided, warring people with artichoke leaves for hair, focusing on the experiences of a single family with ti…
Weathercraft by Jim Woodring: A Long Overdue Trip [Review]
"Weathercraft" is my first Jim Woodring book, which, if you know me and my indie inclinations, is probably shocking. Woodring is such a big name in alt-cartooning or indie comics or lit pics or whatever, that even I can't believe I've never read him before now, especially…
Soft Outside, Hard Center: High Soft Lisp [Review]
The back cover of the new Gilbert Hernandez collection from Fantagraphics proudly trumpets: "HIGH SOFT LISP is one of Hernandez's sexiest, funniest, and most freewheeling story collections." Frankly, after reading the book, I think the marketing team at Fanta needs to calm dow…
Fantagraphics sale on Eisner nominees through April 30!
Press Release
The 2007 Eisner Award nominations announced last week are old news here in the blog-o-blob by now [for a complete list of nominees, go here: http://comicsalliance.com/2007/04/20/2007-eisner-award-nominees-announced/, but we want to pass on our hearty congratulations to all the nominees
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