Category Archives: Comics

The Immortal William Claude Dukenfield

                       

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Pascal Doury

  I can find very little biographical information on Pascal Doury, which is just as well. I’ve posted many artists whose work requires no interpretation as they all speak marvelously in their own unique language.  It’s one of my beliefs that the better the work … Continue reading

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Legitimate Rape

http://www.csmonitor.com/USA/Latest-News-Wires/2012/0821/Will-Todd-Akin-quit-Senate-race-The-GOP-wants-to-know-video Now that the hubbub about Congress Akin’s remarks about legitimate rape have finally settled down we can sit back and look at this a bit more objectively. The piling on by the knee-jerk liberals and even some of his … Continue reading

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Chris Hedges/Joe Sacco

Joe Sacco,  from Footnotes in Gaza With typical synchronicity (these days),   after just posting Chris Hedges’ remarks on art I ran across the announcement below of a new book by Hedges in collaboration with Joe Sacco.: http://www.guardian.co.uk/books/audioslideshow/2012/jul/12/joe-sacco-chris-hedges-destruction Sacco’s work is … Continue reading

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Science Fiction

A post in tribute to the great Sci Fi writer who died last week, Ray Bradbury:   Philippe Druillet Enki Bilal Al Williamson Wally Wood Moebius Geoff Darrow Paul Pope S. Clay Wilson Richard Corben

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Moebius (Jean Giraud) 8 May 1938 – 10 March 2012

I was sadly informed by my good friend Jean-Emmanuel Dubois of the passing of the great artist Moebius, whose work has meant so much to so many of us. Being from the US I was extremely fortunate to see the … Continue reading

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Ronald Searle, In Memoriam

Ronald Searle, the great British illustrator died Dec. 30, 2011 at age 91. Searle was one of the greatest graphic artists of the 20th century. He developed his virtuosic style while doing forced labor and nearly dying from disease as … Continue reading

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