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The Tom Neely Interview

The Tom Neely Interview | Comics Theory | Scoop.it
I had the opportunity to interview not only cartoonist and self-publisher (I Will Destroy You) Tom Neely, but Tom Neely’s parents, on the Seattle leg of his recent tour to promote his self-published graphic novel The Wolf.
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Understanding Privilege, Explained Perfectly by A Single Comic

Understanding Privilege, Explained Perfectly by A Single Comic | Comics Theory | Scoop.it
‘Privilege’ is a word often used by people of society to describe the things in this world that not everyone are afforded. Of course, there will always be those who have more than others, but we’re talking about people who have been given a headstart in life, and their
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Coloureds - Words Without Borders

The Trantraal Brothers Nathan Trantraal (left), 33, is a cartoonist and an award-winning Afrikaans poet whose poetry has been translated into English and French. Andre Trantraal, 38, is a cartoonist and writer. Their first published work—a full page, daily, serialized cartoon strip—appeared in the...
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Revisiting 'Transmetropolitan: Lust for Life'

Revisiting 'Transmetropolitan: Lust for Life' | Comics Theory | Scoop.it
In the second volume of Transmetropolitan, the world is brought into sharper relief as the new and the old crash into each other repeatedly.
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The Making of a Comics Biography, Part 3

The Making of a Comics Biography, Part 3 | Comics Theory | Scoop.it
If you fly somewhere and take a train and spend a week going through someone’s diaries and letters, you are obligated to make a book with the results.
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Comics Illustrators of the Week: Shelli Paroline & Braden Lamb

Comics Illustrators of the Week: Shelli Paroline & Braden Lamb | Comics Theory | Scoop.it
Comics Illustrators of the Week: Shelli Paroline & Braden Lamb Featured Art(top):  Adventure Time #61 Origin:  In addition to being art partners, Shelli & Braden are also married. Base of O…
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Powerless: 13 Great DC Superhero Comedy Moments

Powerless: 13 Great DC Superhero Comedy Moments | Comics Theory | Scoop.it
NBC's Powerless is far from the first time DC Comics has gone down the comedic route.
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Avengergram's Illustrations of Superhero Life

Avengergram's Illustrations of Superhero Life | Comics Theory | Scoop.it
A comic artist who goes by the name Avengergram imagines what superheroes do in their off hours. He uses 1/6 scale model action figures to illustrate these scenarios that give us a good look at our favorite comic book characters' sense of humor. Here, Black Panther reveals that he really does have the instincts of a cat.And here's an illustration of the differences between superheroes from different countries.You can follow Avengergram at Facebook or Instagram.  -via Geeks Ar
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The evolution of taxation by our cartoonist KAL

It wasn't always cold hard cash that the taxman was after. Our cartoonist looks at how tax has evolved through the ages. Click here to subscribe to Th
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Comic Book Characters Too Weird For The Movies

Comic Book Characters Too Weird For The Movies | Comics Theory | Scoop.it
I love weird comic book characters, the more satirical and surreal the better, and my love of strange characters began when I read Steve Gerber's Howard the Duck for the first time.Howard is everything an oddball character should be, but he was handsome and likeable enough to appear in the movies, unlike that vicious little furball Dex-Starr.Dex-Starr may have been a pretty kitty once, but after his owner was killed and he was tortured and nearly killed by sadistic humans this house cat went feral i
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Q&A: RESIST! Cartoonists Respond to the Election

Q&A: RESIST! Cartoonists Respond to the Election | Comics Theory | Scoop.it
After Election Day, November 8, 2016, Gabe Fowler had to do something. As owner of Brooklyn’s Desert Island comics shop and editor of the quarterly comics tabloid Smoke Signal, he decided to devote a special issue of that publication to cartoonists reacting against the forces of intolerance.
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Peanuts, home of Snoopy and Charlie Brown, up for sale -sources

Peanuts, home of Snoopy and Charlie Brown, up for sale -sources | Comics Theory | Scoop.it
Brand management company Iconix Brand Group Inc is exploring a sale of its majority stake in Peanuts Worldwide LLC. It comes three months after MetLife Inc dropped the Peanuts characters.
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INK BRICK | The Journal of Comics Poetry | Special Issue

Ink Brick is raising funds for INK BRICK | The Journal of Comics Poetry | Special Issue on Kickstarter!

This special issue of our comics-poetry literary journal features groundbreaking creators at the top of an exciting new form
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An Endless Green Line - Words Without Borders

Gianluca Costantini Gianluca Costantini (Ravenna, 1971) has exhibited in a number of museums and galleries abroad: the Lazarides Gallery, London; the Salon du dessin contemporain, Carrousel du Louvre, Paris; the Dox Centre for Contemporary Art, Prague; and the Museum of Graphic Humor Diogenes...
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Men and Beasts - Words Without Borders

Daniel Sixte Daniel Sixte is an artist based in Lubumbashi, in the Democratic Republic of Congo. A member of the collective of comics makers Les Mines Lushoises, he regularly publishes cartoons on his Facebook account and on his blog (http://kakinda.unblog.fr), and has participated in the MAONO...
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Preview: Pretending Is Lying | The Comics Journal

Preview: Pretending Is Lying | The Comics Journal | Comics Theory | Scoop.it
An excerpt from the new US edition of Dominique Goblet's Pretending Is Lying, along with a short afterword by its original editor, Jean-Christophe Menu. Continue reading →
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Snoopy & Charlie Brown: Explore Peanuts History in Santa Rosa With These Four Stops | California Through My Lens

Snoopy & Charlie Brown: Explore Peanuts History in Santa Rosa With These Four Stops | California Through My Lens | Comics Theory | Scoop.it
Santa Rosa has become the official home of the beloved Charles M. Schulz comic strip Peanuts, and in Sonoma County there are a bunch of fun things you can do as either a die-hard or casual fan. I would say that I have an appreciation for the characters since I grew up watching both the Christmas …
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Get to Know Sam, Nina, and Their Dog Friend Maurice in These Relatable Web Comics About Life

Get to Know Sam, Nina, and Their Dog Friend Maurice in These Relatable Web Comics About Life | Comics Theory | Scoop.it
Cheezburger.com - Crafted from the finest Internets.
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Celebrate Image Day With Signed Walking Dead, Nameless, Wytches, and More! | Comic Book Legal Defense Fund

Celebrate Image Day With Signed Walking Dead, Nameless, Wytches, and More! | Comic Book Legal Defense Fund | Comics Theory | Scoop.it
Celebrate 25 years of Image with signed books, including The Walking Dead Volume One Hardcover signed by Charlie Adlard, Nameless Delux
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Hidden Meaning in WATCHMEN – Earthling Cinema

Join Wisecrack! Subscribe! ►►http://bit.ly/1y8Veir Support Wisecrack on Patreon! ►► http://wscrk.com/PatreonWC Meaning in SAUSAGE PARTY ►
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Buy This Comic! Paper Girls #11 - Geek.com

Buy This Comic! Paper Girls #11 - Geek.com | Comics Theory | Scoop.it
Today is Wednesday, better known as New Comic Book Day, the best day of the week. A lot of great comics came out today, but this column is meant to focus on the …
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A Quick Chat with Delilah S. Dawson About Her New Comic Book 'Ladycastle'

A Quick Chat with Delilah S. Dawson About Her New Comic Book 'Ladycastle' | Comics Theory | Scoop.it
Online Writers Workshop, Online Monthly Classes taught by published authors and industry professionals and Robust Literature Magazine with Columns, Interviews, Reviews and more.
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How cartoonists reacted to Donald Trump's controversial travel ban 

How cartoonists reacted to Donald Trump's controversial travel ban  | Comics Theory | Scoop.it
Cartoonists have joined protesters, celebrities and petition signers in taking a stand against Donald Trump’s controversial travel ban.
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Brit Comics Rock - Graphic Novels Coming From UK Publishers in 2017 - Forbidden Planet Blog

Brit Comics Rock - Graphic Novels Coming From UK Publishers in 2017 - Forbidden Planet Blog | Comics Theory | Scoop.it
While December and early January tend to be where we run our Best of the Year series from guests and the blog crew, looking back (see here for our 2016 choices), later January is where we look forward with out annual Brit Comics Rock – a wee taster of some of the graphic novels coming …
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‘Graphic Novel’ Is Not An Accurate Name For The Genre, So Maybe We Should Go Back To ‘Comics’

‘Graphic Novel’ Is Not An Accurate Name For The Genre, So Maybe We Should Go Back To ‘Comics’ | Comics Theory | Scoop.it
“It used to be ‘comic books,’ or ‘cartoons,’ or ‘the funnies’ – silly names for childish entertainments. Now, we say ‘graphic novels,’ wi…
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