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Indie Comic Review: Primates

The new graphic novel, Primates by Jim Ottaviani and Maris Wicks seeks to answer four questions: What kind of person does it take to do this kind of work? How hard is it? When did our understanding of what it … Continue reading

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Indie Comic Review: Nothing Can Possibly Go Wrong

Nothing Can Possibly Go Wrong is the kind of comic John Hughes would have made. With quirky characters who have to cross the status-lines of high school cliques in order to save the day, witty dialogue, and a climax involving … Continue reading

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Indie Comic Review: Jerusalem – A Family Portrait

The city of Jerusalem is a lot like a family. It is complex, beautiful, and full of tangled relationships which color every conversation and decision. The new graphic novel, Jerusalem, places the struggle for an independent Israeli state in the … Continue reading

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Indie Comic Review: Relish

Two friends of mine were married a few years ago. Their wedding, a lovely affair was held in their backyard. The bride‚Äôs father presided over the ceremony. The groom was from India, the bride from Portland. The entire wedding was … Continue reading

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Astronaut Academy: Re-Entry Serialized Online Before Released in Print

First Second announced today that they are serializing the second volume of Dave Roman’s Astronaut Academy for free online before it is released in print this May. Astronaut Academy joins Faith Erin Hick’s Nothing Can Possibly Go Wrong as a … Continue reading

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New Webcomic by Faith Erin Hicks is Now Available

It is an abundance of good news as yet another of my favorite creators has a new project out! Faith Erin Hicks has begun serializing her latest book, Nothing Can Possibly Go Wrong, on line. Like her previous book, Friends … Continue reading

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You Must Submit

And, if you are going to submit a comic to a publisher, First Second’s Gina Gagliano has the most straight-forward explanation of the submission process you will read anywhere!! What I found particularly interesting about her piece was that it … Continue reading

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