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January 7, 2019


Random Comics News Story Round-Up

image* Johanna Draper Carlson on Batman Annual #3. Rob Clough on comics by Rainer Kannenstine. Todd Klein on The Dreaming #4. Johanna Draper Carlson on Catwoman/Tweety And Sylvester Special #1.

* here's a few wise words from that gentlest of men David Lasky about comics.

* Joel Lang profiles Mady G.

* not comics: the idea of active morality clauses in publishing projects seems like a minefield to me, although it's difficult to argue coherently for there being fewer consequences for shitty behavior. I don't know of these in comics, although the contracts/assignments are short-term and allow for course correction in publishing relationships at a number of junctures.

* here's a story about cartoonists being invited aboard a sailing ship in order to document its journey.

* I did not know being casteist was a thing, but it makes sense it would be. It cost one cartoonist their job.

* finally: J. Caleb Mozzocco digs into the designs used by Shiori Teshirogi's Batman And The Justice League Vol. 1.
 
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