Here are the films playing the Vanguard program at this year’s Toronto International Film Festival: Spring; Luna; Hyena; Goodnight, Mommy / Ich Seh, Ich Seh; Alleluia; The Duke Of Burgundy; Over Your Dead Body; Shrew’s Nest; They Have Escaped; Waste Land; The World of Kanako; and The Voices. […]
Tin House has published an edition of Joseph Conrad’s Heart Of Darkness illustrated by Matt Kish, an interesting follow-up to Kish’s project, Moby-Dick In Pictures; One Drawing For Every Page. See more of Kish’s work here.
David Brothers points out exactly what the problem is with the phrases “Black Spider-Man” and “The Batman of Africa.” “…that it is essentially covert, or maybe just casual, white supremacy.”
The BBC has a fascinating story on Congolese comics and comic artists in Kinshasa, the capital of the Democratic Republic of Congo. Includes little interviews with Guy Delisle, Papa Mfumu’eto Premier, Bruno Luya and Stephane Oiry
In the spirit of the season, here are ten, in alphabetical order by author.