It's been quiet out there due to Comic-Con, so thankfully this two-week recap isn't too unwieldy. Here's the reviews:
• The New York Times on Willie & Joe: The WWII Years by Bill Mauldin; Los Angeles CityBeat also profiles Mauldin
• The New York Times also examines Dash Shaw's Bottomless Belly Button
• The latest batch of coverage of Strange and Stranger: The World of Steve Ditko by Blake Bell includes the Honolulu Star-Bulletin, Mediabistro's "UnBeige" blog, Art Blog By Bob, and The Onion A.V. Club which gives the book an "A"
• Sean T. Collins on Ganges #2 by Kevin Huizenga
• The Oregonian on Jules Feiffer's Explainers
• The Daily Cross Hatch looks at Jason's Pocket Full of Rain and Other Stories
• The Detroit Metro Times calls The Comics Journal #291 "an amazing issue"
• ComicMix on The Number 73304-23-4153-6-96-8 by Thomas Ott
• Rik Rawling and Candy and Cigarettes both profile Rory Hayes and look at our new collection of Hayes's work, Where Demented Wented
And other links:
• Watch Boing Boing's Cory Doctorow pay a visit to one of his and our favorite comic shops, Secret Headquarters in L.A.
• Again with the Comics presents Peter Bagge & Alan Moore's collaborative Kool-Aid Man fan-fic from Hate #30 (yeah, you read that right)
• Jef Czekaj notices a similarity between the cover of Jordan Crane's Uptight #1 and a poster for a certain popular movie
• The Seattle Post-Intelligencer previews the Zak Sally event at our storefront tomorrow night
• Read Tim Krieder's "The Stabbing Story" on the The Urbanite website
• Read the latest book review by Alexander Theroux for the Wall Street Journal
• du9 interviews Dave Cooper circa 2004