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July 4, 2017

Random Comics News Story Round-Up

image* Rob Clough on Fire!!. Angela Boyle on How To Be An Elephant. The Comic Books Are Burning In Hell gang dig into Ganges. Brian Nicholson on Weird 6.

* not comics: Andrew Weiss remembers the magazine Dungeon. Magazines from thirty years ago devoted to narrative were a definite formative influence for the explosion of narrative-arts creation that we're dealing with now.

* Cecilia D'Anastasio provides an update on the once white-hot issue of scanlation, talking to scanlators trying to go legit and taking a snapshot of how that specific act dances in and out of the health of that market segment more generally.

* Christopher Borrelli profiles Jill Thompson.

* Augie De Blieck Jr. does close readings of certain comics pages and here takes on work from the Mark Waid/Mike Wieringo partnership on Fantastic Four, a well-remembered series run. Wieringo will have been dead 10 years this mid-August.

* finally, Johnny Bacardi presents a Cal Schenkel page.
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