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June 27, 2009

CR Week In Review


The top comics-related news stories from June 20 to June 26, 2009:

1. Cartoonist among those arrested in Iran.

2. More departures from Wizard, even as they pull off a convention in Philadelphia, and Gareb Shamus keeps adding companies to his personal ownership portfolio (as opposed to having Wizard purchase them).

3. Jack Newcombe and Jon Goldwater join their respective family businesses.

Winner Of The Week
Jake Thompson

Losers Of The Week
Cartoonists and other satirically-minded creative people in South Africa.

Quote Of The Week
"I mean seriously, I'm like FRIENDS with JEFF SMITH now." -- Alec Longstreth


today's cover is from one of the great publications of the underground comix era

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