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Yellowed Pages: Hawkworld

Sometimes we just want to talk about old comics we found in bargain bins or antique stores or in our garages. Is that so wrong? In this installment, we look back at Tim Truman's 1989 miniseries Hawkworld, which sought to reinvent Hawkman for the modern comics era by depicting his origins as an idealistic rookie cop on the mean streets of Thanagar... One of comics' … [READ]

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A tip of the hat to creator and writer John Logan. Beyond the occasional pacing issue, he's kept Penny Dreadful a rich and smart show, but most of all treated the audience with respect. He's avoided drawing out plots that could easily become frustrating — … [READ]

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What We Talk About When We Talk About Money In Comics

Last week, Big Trouble in Little China artist Brian Churilla made a post on his Tumblr regarding the financial realities of making comics. He writes: So you want to be a comic book artist..? Here’s some sobering information. One year. 12 issues. 264 pages. … [READ]

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The Snake Eats Its Own Tail: Cobra Club Reframes Dick Pics

Prior to playing Robert Yang’s game Cobra Club, my only experience with pictures of penises was to groan and roll my eyes. “Can you fucking believe this guy sent me a picture of his dick?” a coworker lamented to me once. Many of us receiving unwanted dick pics … [READ]