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New York Times Says Offensive Cartoon About India’s Space Mission Was Not Meant To Be Offensive

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Comics can be a very powerful medium, either as a catalyst for change or as a way to--even inadvertently--uphold stereotypes.

A New York Times cartoon about India's recent, successful mission to send an orbiting spacecraft to Mars fell into the latter category, angering so many people that the newspaper had to openly apologize.

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New York Times Refuses To Print #YesAllWomen Comic By Michael Kupperman And David Rees

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The newspaper comics page often has a surprising amount of political (and simply depressing) content in its colorful panels, but a comic about the feminist #YesAllWomen hashtag and “men’s rights activists” by Get Your War On‘s David Rees and Tales Designed to Thrizzle’s Michael Kupperman proved to be too much for the New York Times editorial page.

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Parting Shot: Tim Leong Visualizes NYT’s Best-Selling Comics Of 2012

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With Diamond releasing its lists for the top 500 comics and graphic novels of 2012 today, there's no time like the present to examine the equally interesting -- if more archaic -- New York Times best seller rankings from last year. Tim Leong, Director of Digital Design at Wired and longtime fr

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The 10 Most Hilarious Quotes From the NY Times ‘Spider-Man: Turn Off The Dark’ Review

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Here at ComicsAlliance, we've been eagerly anticipating the release of Broadway's Spider-Man: Turn Off The Dark musical since we first heard that amazingly terrible title, and this weekend the moment came that we've been waiting for: The very first preview performance.

Opening night is still a few weeks away -- barring any further delays like the ones that kept it from opening as planned last February, it'll hit the stage for real on January 11 -- but yesterday's preview was open to both the public and the press. Sadly, I wasn't able to attend, but as is always the case with headline-making events, The New York Times was there with an article that might just end up being a late favorite for the funniest thing to hit newspapers all year.

Seriously, this thing paints a picture of a theatrical train wreck so amazing that it might as well have been written by J. Jonah Jameson himself. If you're a fan of schadenfreude, and believe me, I am, the whole thing's worth a read, but for the high points, here are my ten favorite quotes:

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Link Ink — HOBODARKSEID, Crisis on Two Earths, 3D Flickr Cities

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A roundup of cool junk from around the web.

Twitter: NPR reveals the truth behind @HOBODARKSEID. The answer is the opposite of disappointing, but as @kielphegley noted, once read you can never unknow this.

Animation: Because Infinite Earths is a bit much, don't

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Jason Lutes Illustrates Our Economic Hubris at the New York Times

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Nobel Prize-winning economist Paul Krugman talks about the collective self-congratulation of economists that went before last year's terrible economic fall at The New York Times, with supporting illustr

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NY Times Comic About Ben Franklin Reminds Us That He Was Totally Amazing

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Here at ComicsAlliance, there are few things we love more than comics about awesome historical figures, so it was a particular treat to see the recent Ben Franklin comic by Maira Kalman, who has an ongoing illustrated column in The New York Times about A

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