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Indie Comic Review: Bloody Chester

Westerns have a long and proud tradition in comics. All of the greats worked on westerns. Kirby. Heath. Severin. But, like all proud traditions, times have not always been bright. There was a period of about 25 years where westerns … Continue reading

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Indie Comic Review: The Moon Moth

The Moon Moth is a murder mystery surrounded by a sci-fi story, wrapped up in a social commentary.  The “classic” tale by Jack Vance has found its home in a new comic from First Second that masterfully marries the prose with … Continue reading

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Interview With Nate Powell

We sit down with Nate Powell at Emerald City Comic Con to talk about Any Empire, The Silence of Our Friends, The Year of the Beasts, punk music, and what was more influential on young Nate Powell than even the … Continue reading

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Win a Copy of Mastering Comics: Drawing Words & Writing Pictures Continued

First Second is giving away 5 copies of Mastering Comics: Drawing Words & Writing Pictures Continued by Jessica Abel and Matt Madden! In their hotly anticipated follow-up to 2008’s comics textbook Drawing Words & Writing Pictures, School of Visual Arts cartooning professors … Continue reading

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Indie Comic Review: Prime Baby

I recall days when I was a child, imagining that the old lady who lived down the block was an alien from Pluto, here to spy on us. And the UPS delivery man was really a secret agent, using the … Continue reading

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Amnesty International Adopts Zara’s Paradise in its Iran Report

The author of Zara’s Paradise, Amir, is an Iranian-American human rights activist, journalist and documentary filmmaker. Here he talks with Drewery Dyke, Amnesty International Iran researcher, about the themes of the book and how it was made.

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Indie Comic Review: Giants Beware!

It is difficult to strike a balance between being “new” and chucking everything out the window. This is especially difficult when attempting to do an adventure tale that stars young girls. Most writers feel that they either have to go … Continue reading

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