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February 24, 2018


OTBP: Self-Published, Digital Version Of Dumped

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If I Were Near Valencia, I'd Go To This

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If I Were In Houston, I'd Go To This

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Happy 66th Birthday, Bryan Talbot!

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Happy 64th Birthday, Jim Borgman!

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Happy 64th Birthday, Greg LaRocque!

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February 23, 2018


Go, Look: Marcello Quintanilha

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Go, Look: 2014 Post On The Comic Art Of Billy Graham

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Go, Listen: Gina Wynbrandt On RIYL

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Assembled, Zipped, Transferred And Downloaded: News From Digital

By Tom Spurgeon

* Carl Nelson wrote in to inform me that Handa has a new site up. I would have made a "go, look" of this but the images were too small for me to steal.

* I missed this initially, but it looks like Hans Rickheit is adjusting the structure of his webcomics output.

* finally, bookmark Andi Watson's store for digital versions of his great, recent-year comics work.
 
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If I Were Near Valencia, I'd Go To This

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Forthcoming Comics-Related Events, Through March 2018

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February 24
* If I Were Near Valencia, I'd Go To This (Heroes Comic Con)
* If I Were In Houston, I'd Go To This

February 25
* If I Were Near Valencia, I'd Go To This (Heroes Comic Con)

February 28
* If I Were In SF, I'd Go To This

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March 1
* If I Were In Seattle, I'd Go To This (ECCC)

March 2
* If I Were In Seattle, I'd Go To This (ECCC)
* If I Were In London, I'd Go To This

March 3
* If I Were In Seattle, I'd Go To This (ECCC)

March 4
* If I Were In Seattle, I'd Go To This (ECCC)
* If I Were In Columbus, I'd Go To This (Buckey Comic Con)

March 16
* If I Were In Chicago, I'd Go To This

March 17
* If I Were In Las Vegas, I'd Go To This

March 23
* If I Were In Anaheim, I'd Go To This (WonderCon)

March 24
* If I Were In Anaheim, I'd Go To This (WonderCon)
* If I Were In Philadelphia, I'd Go To This (Philly Comics And Cosplay)

March 25
* If I Were In Anaheim, I'd Go To This (WonderCon)

March 30
* If I Were In Indiana, I'd Go To This (Indiana Comic Con)

March 31
* If I Were In Indiana, I'd Go To This (Indiana Comic Con)
* If I Were In Bellingham, I'd Go To This (BellCAF)

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Events For April 2018 Onward Listed Here

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Go, Look: The Good Guys

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Random Comics News Story Round-Up

image* Alex Hoffman on A Thousand Coloured Castles. Philippe Leblanc on Found. Leonard Pierce on The Battle Of Churubusco. Cory Doctorow on The Prince And The Dressmaker.

* I want to buy this.

* I haven't seen a whole lot of Parkland shooting cartoons, but one by Pia Guerra has received positive news coverage. Here are some very good cartoonists talking about doing such cartoons.

* festivals extra: the small show that programs like a big show is an interesting thing to me.

* not comics: there is apparently a one-man stageplay about the life and times of Jay Darling. Sounds good to me.

* finally: I love Prince William's practiced, focused attention on the book in his hands. It's a good one, though: Bryan Talbot! That's the comics-maker at right.
 
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Happy 67th Birthday, Craig Yoe!

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Happy 70th Birthday, Doug Moench!

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Happy 38th Birthday, Shawn Cheng!

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Happy 64th Birthday, Tom Peyer!

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Happy 49th Birthday, Rick Bradford!

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February 22, 2018


Go, Look: Paula Bulling

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OTBP: The Sweeper & The Bad Eggs

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I don't personally endorse all of the OTBP comics I mention; they are for you to discover, but I've yet to be disappointed by a Ben Sears effort
 
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Go, Listen: Lauren Weinstein On Virtual Memories

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The Never-Ending, Four-Color Festival: Shows And Events

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By Tom Spurgeon

* Emerald City Comic Con is like that late April/early May movie blockbuster that dominates the news for about three to four weeks ahead of time. It's not a bad place for a show to be in.

* the exhibitor application for the show with which I'm involved, Cartoon Crossroads Columbus, is up on our site's exhibitors page. Please consider joining us in 2018.

* finally, the Minneapolis=based indy/alt show Autoptic is coming back. That's good news, I've been wanting to go to that one and it's never been possible and with it going every two years you have to wait a bit. Exhibitor applications are live if you scroll down the site's front page a bit.

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Go, Look: C'Mon, America! Lay Down Your Arms!

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Forthcoming Comics-Related Events, Through March 2018

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*****

February 23
* If I Were Near Valencia, I'd Go To This (Heroes Comic Con)

February 24
* If I Were Near Valencia, I'd Go To This (Heroes Comic Con)
* If I Were In Houston, I'd Go To This

February 25
* If I Were Near Valencia, I'd Go To This (Heroes Comic Con)

February 28
* If I Were In SF, I'd Go To This

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March 1
* If I Were In Seattle, I'd Go To This (ECCC)

March 2
* If I Were In Seattle, I'd Go To This (ECCC)
* If I Were In London, I'd Go To This

March 3
* If I Were In Seattle, I'd Go To This (ECCC)

March 4
* If I Were In Seattle, I'd Go To This (ECCC)
* If I Were In Columbus, I'd Go To This (Buckey Comic Con)

March 16
* If I Were In Chicago, I'd Go To This

March 17
* If I Were In Las Vegas, I'd Go To This

March 23
* If I Were In Anaheim, I'd Go To This (WonderCon)

March 24
* If I Were In Anaheim, I'd Go To This (WonderCon)
* If I Were In Philadelphia, I'd Go To This (Philly Comics And Cosplay)

March 25
* If I Were In Anaheim, I'd Go To This (WonderCon)

March 30
* If I Were In Indiana, I'd Go To This (Indiana Comic Con)

March 31
* If I Were In Indiana, I'd Go To This (Indiana Comic Con)
* If I Were In Bellingham, I'd Go To This (BellCAF)

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Events For April 2018 Onward Listed Here

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