Monthly Archives: August 2011

SPX Goes to Washington

The Small Press Expo (SPX), the preeminent showcase for the exhibition of independent comics, graphic novels, and alternative political cartoons, announced the establishment of the Small Press Expo Collection at The Library of Congress. In a first of its kind … Continue reading

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Craig Thompson and Habibi to Benefit CBLDF

The Comic Book Legal Defense Fund is proud to host Craig Thompson at this year’s Small Press Expo, and to premiere his eagerly awaited graphic novel HABIBI! Through a special arrangement with Random House, a benefit preview edition of 100 … Continue reading

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Skottie and Scott Make a Comic

The uber-popular sketch blog, Skottie Scott, has just taken an unexpected turn. The brainchild of Skottie Young and Scott Morse, Skottie Scott has been known for the past six months as the place to go see some creative character re-imagination … Continue reading

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You’ve Heard of The Help. Now Here’s “The Employment”

A man prepares and goes to work in a bizarre world, where the meaning of human workforce is taken to another level.

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Indy Comic Review: Green River Killer: A True Detective Story

For all the talk that Portland and Seattle are two different cities, the fact of the matter is that we are really only separated by three hours on I-5.  In the early 1980′s when I was growing up in Portland, … Continue reading

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Is Gene Yang the Last Airbender?

Normally we don’t do much to cover licensed books at STR.  But, when one of our favorite writers gets a crack at a title that will give them more exposure, then we can’t help but celebrate. According to Dark Horse, … Continue reading

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Alex Ross is Dynamite

If there is one artist who has left a defining mark on the industry in the past twenty years, it would be hard to argue with Alex Ross being that artist.  From his debut in Marvels, to his work on … Continue reading

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