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15 Suicidally Depressing Newspaper Comic Strips
Normally, we'd leave this sort of thing to the great Josh Fruhlinger of The Comics Curmudgeon, but DC's upcoming "Wednesday Comics" prompted us to take a look at the newspaper comics page and have a few laughs. Instead, we were surprised to find strips so relentlessly sou…
Newspaper Cancels Comic Strips, Survivor Style
Like every other newspaper in the country, "The Kansas City Star" is looking to bring down its overhead. One of the ways they're hoping to accomplish this is by doing something they should have done a long time ago: canceling comics, "Survivor" style...
‘Gil Thorpe’ Stokes Fake Moral Panic about ‘Sexting’
Every once in a while, a news organization latches onto some story about how teenagers have sex, finds an angle that sounds particularly salacious, and proceeds to freak the hell out of parents across the nation.
The latest manufactured outrage is "sexting" -- taking sexually expli…
The Protests in Iran Through Comics
Marjane Satrapi, the Iranian creator of the critically-acclaimed graphic novel "Persepolis" about her childhood during the 1979 revolution, has stepped forward to declare that Mir Hossein Mousavi was the true winner of the recent Iranian election...