Watch in wonder as Golgo 13 creator and gekiga innovator Takao Saito draws and discusses his process with mangaka Naoki Urasawa on Urasawa’s show, Manben. There will be drying white-out with a cigarette.
The solstice and the the Fourth of July have passed and summer is definitely upon us, my friends. It’s hot, with cicadas (Brood X and Broods Otherwise), fireflies, fireworks, thunderstorms and humidity released upon my part of the world at least. And I have some suggestions for things […]
This month’s Guest Star is Sachin Hingoo, a Toronto-based writer and editor at BiffBamPop.com. ~~~ What then is a ‘bastard’ for this audience composed in part, we are told, of people who are themselves outside the rules of society? Essentially someone unstable, who accepts the rules only when […]
In normal times, I’d be writing about ten comics I read that I liked this year and haven’t written about yet. But it is, as is so often said, not normal times and I am not entirely sure what the new normal will be both here at the […]
If there ever were a comic that was a summer time fading into fall read, it’s Sabrina the Teenage Witch (Archie Comics, 2019). If I had read it before writing, “Summer Fun Time Reading ’19,” it would definitely have ended up on the list. And it was a […]
Ruben Ferdinand and Elliot write about Attack On Titan and the aesthetics and affect of fascism. “Fascist ideology places the nation before the individual by formulating the nation as being under constant, outside threat. The only way to deal with this threat is to exterminate it. The threat, […]