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December 16, 2006

CR Week In Review


The top comics-related news stories from December 9 to December 15, 2006:

1. Major Danish Cartoons Controvery fall-out continues 14 months after pubilcation of cartoons: a fatwa reissued, more Yemeni journalists sentenced, and Denmark's best-known business gets some of its business back.

2. The Angouleme festival overhauls its well-known awards.

3. Comics loses two of its most colorful characters: the kindly and solicitous Golden Age artist Martin Nodell; the maverick logger/cartoonist and unlkely modern graphic novel pioneer Bus Griffiths.

Winner Of The Week
Diesel Sweeties: the strip syndication version of the popular on-line webcomic launches with a small suite of big papers and several open or brand-new slots in play.

Loser Of The Week
Me, for not reading a story right the first time and then not changing the URL name after I change and post my updated story.

Quote Of The Week
"If someone chops your head off and your skin rots you look like this." -- Hayley Campbell, age 7.

I thought my friend Gil might get a kick out of this one
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