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Cartoon: Back To The Future (Of Racism)

Please support these cartoons on Patreon! Even a $1 pledge matters a lot. This cartoon was originally published on The Splinter. Thanks, Splinter! There’s an adage I’ve seen around; I’ve seen it put various ways, but always from Black writers. … Continue reading

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On Christian Marclay’s “Rriippp” And Swiping From Comics

A page from the first issue of a comic book called O.M.A.C.. The credits for that issue: Okay, now here’s a print by a very famous artist named Christian Marclay. (You may have heard of Marclay’s film “The Clock,” which … Continue reading

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Jack Chick, Creator of Unintentionally Ludicrous Evangelical Comics, RIP

Jack Chick, arguably one of the most widely-read cartoonists in the world, has died. He was in his nineties. If you’re not familiar with Chick Comics (those tiny little comics fundamentalist preachers give out on street corners), here’s a fairly … Continue reading

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2016 Hugo Awards – Former “Alas” Blogger N.K. Jemisin Wins Best Novel Hugo! Also, Rabid Puppies Nominees Tank, and E Pluribus Hugo passes

Congratulations to N.K. Jemisin for her well-deserved Hugo Award for her novel The Fifth Season. “Alas” readers with long memories may recall that we were lucky enough to see some of N.K.’s posts here (under the name “Nojojojo”). They were … Continue reading

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I don’t think Nick Spencer’s Captain America story is anti-semitic

So far, Nick Spencer’s Captain American run is not my favorite work of his – I don’t think it’s nearly as interesting as Superior Foes of Spider-Man. But I don’t see it as antisemitic. (A quick recap for those of … Continue reading

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2015 Science Fiction and Fantasy Graphic Novel Recommendations, Part 3: Crossed + One Hundred, and, Stand Still, Stay Silent

Previously, I reviewed The Sculptor and Beautiful Darkness, and then Curveball and Nimona. There’s also a summary post, including my list of notable SFF graphic novels of 2015. Crossed + One Hundred, by Alan Moore and Gabriel Andrade. Although he … Continue reading

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2015 Science Fiction and Fantasy Graphic Novel Recommendations, part two: Curveball and Nimona

Click here for part one: The Sculptor and Beautiful Darkness Click here for part three: Crossed + One Hundred and Stand Still, Stay Silent. Click here for part four: Summary post, including a list of notable sff graphic novels of … Continue reading

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