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Fantagraphics Co-Publisher And Industry Legend Kim Thompson Passes Away


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 Co-Publisher Kim Thompson Diagnosed With Cancer


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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Classic Horror, Crime and Sci-Fi Books of EC Comics to Be Republished by Fantagraphics


For the first time in decades fans will finally be able to collect the iconic horror, crime and sci-fi stories of E.C. Comics in black and white collections from Fantagraphics starting in 2012. According to The Comics Reporter, Fantagraphics announced the acquisition of the E...

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The Village Voice to Pay Comics Issue Contributors After All


Earlier this week a flurry of pretty righteous criticism befell The Village Voice for somewhat ironically publishing comics commissioned on the free alongside a cover story that explored the essential poverty of the profession in their comics issue...

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‘Village Voice’ Doesn’t Pay Cartoonists, Asks Cartoonists Why They’re Broke


In anticipation of this weekend's MoCCA Festival, The Village Voice published its Cartoon Issue, featuring an exhaustive and fascinating article on the grim financial realities of cartoonists. Among the many depressing facts reported were that Fantagraphics makes only $6 million in sales a year; the Diamond Comic Distributor's total sales figures for 2009 were only $428 million; and that The Village Voice itself doesn't pay many cartoonists whose work it publishes...

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