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February 25, 2017


Go, Look: The Green Glob

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Go, Look: Logan Movie Imagery By Bill Sienkiewicz

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

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

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If I Were Near Destiny City Comics, I'd Go To This

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

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Happy 17th Anniversary, NeilAlien!

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Happy 42nd Birthday, Tom Neely!

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Happy 88th Birthday, Arnold Roth!

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Happy 50th Birthday, Tim Kreider!

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Happy 71st Birthday, Rick Geary!

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February 24, 2017


Go, Look: New Ark City

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Eaten Fish Ends 19-Day Hunger Strike

The Iranian cartoonist Eaten Fish has ended a lengthy hunger strike designed to drive attention to abuses within an Australian immigration system that involves a lengthy stay on Manus Island.

It's a chilling article, as the artist admits to thoughts of more direct suicide in addition to the damage recently done his body by not eating for almost three weeks.

Eaten Fish won the 2016 CRNI award for courage for the cartoons he made during his stay in detention;

The cartoonist, whose chronicling of life in detention last year won him Cartoonist Rights Network International’s award for courage in editorial cartooning, said he was being plagued by thoughts of ending his life.
 
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Not Comics: Weird Heroes Covers

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SPACE Releases Its Prize Winners For This Year

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The Small Press & Alternative Comics Expo (SPACE) has announced through its organizer Back Porch Comics the 2016 prize-winners, which will be presented at the show on March 25. The SPACE Prizes are given to work that was featured at the previous year's show.

SPACE will be held March 25-26 at the Northland Performing Arts Center in Columbus, Ohio. It is the nation's comics convention closest to my house.

Winners by category:

GRAPHIC NOVEL
1st Place: Persia Blues Volume Two: Love & War, Dara Naraghi and Brent Bowman
2nd Place:

Amiculus Volume II: Flagellum Dei, 
Travis Horseman
 and Giancarlo Caracuzzo
3rd Place

Love & Monsters, 
Cynthia Lee (Editor)



GENERAL

1st Place: 
Woodstalk #6, Bruce Worden


2nd Place: Phillip Fox Band, 
Craig Bogart


3rd Place: 
Prizefighter, 
M.S. Harkness



MINI-COMIC/SHORT STORY
1st Place (Tie): 

Dive, 
Sean Dempsey


1st Place (Tie): 

Far Tune
 Terry Eisele and 
Brent Bowman



3rd Place 

Ask Bud!, 
Pam Bliss

JUNIOR
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Ant and the Zombie Spiders, Parts 1 & 2, 
Harrison Worden
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Starcatcher's Quest, 
Althea Seilhan


Congratulations to all the winners and hope to see most if not all at SPACE 2017.
 
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OTBP: The Nincompoop #1

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Assembled, Zipped, Transferred And Downloaded: News From Digital

By Tom Spurgeon
 
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If I Were In The Bay Area, I'd Go To This

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If I Were Near Atlanta Airport, I'd Go To This

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Go, Look: Active Comics #2

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Random Comics News Story Round-Up

image* Sean Gaffney on One Piece Vol. 81. Rachel Davies on Soft City. Robert Kirby on Spanish Fever.

* I didn't really understand this story when it was presented to me by the PR people involved, and I'm hoping PW can make a better go at it. It seems like there are two stories here: the funding and the model, with the model being basically big-gulp style streaming of the kind that has settled in on Netflix and Amazon.com. I'm not sure that works without a surpassing amount of money to be made, but the content/window-for-content bases are similar, I suppose.

* you've got until the end of the weekend to get a discount on the Santoro course.

* finally, how Jack Kirby fought fascism.
 
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Happy 65th Birthday, Bryan Talbot!

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Happy 63rd Birthday, Jim Borgman!

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Happy 63rd Birthday, Greg LaRocque!

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February 23, 2017


Go, Look: Incognegro

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