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July 21, 2014

Random Comics News Story Round-Up

image* Team Comics Alternative talks to Ben Hatke. Team Tell Me Something I Don't Know talks to Frank Santoro.

* J. Caleb Mozzocco on My Love Story!! Vol. 1 and three DC titles. He also dissects the recent round of DC ads. Johanna Draper Carlson on a bunch of new comics. Kelly Thompson on Grayson #1. Rob Kirby on a bunch of small press comics and mini-comics.

* cartoonist Katie Skelly draws cartoonist Meghan Turbitt.

* Sarah McIntyre dives into the question of whether or not an aspiring artist should attend an art school, using a number of examples and strategies from her own life experience. This ranges from the philsophical to such practicalities as perhaps choosing a school close to where you live so that you will have a greater chance of popping by to use the facilities that are available to you.

* the Bugpowder site suggests you go, read: "The Monday Room."

* Matt Brady would like you to know that he is still picking up sketches of Groo when he is able.

* finally, this Sean Kleefeld post from a little while back engages with the idea of those late 1910 to early 1920s collections of comic strip material, which functioned in some ways like graphic novels.
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