|TCJ.com 2/12/11 - 2/18/11 recap and preview of next week|
|Written by Mike Dean | Filed under The Comics Journal||18 Feb 2011 4:58 PM|
This past week on TCJ.com:
Mathhias Wivel took in the Moebius exhibit.
R. C. Harvey on virtuosity in cartooning.
Rob Clough got The Broadcast.
R.C. Harvey had the poop on poop in the funny pages.
Shaenon Garrity looked back at City of Glass.
Kristian Williams examined a field guide for use during a zombie attack.
Gavin Lees wants you to help him figure out what’s going on in a panel in Oji Suzuki’s A Single Match.
R.C. Harvey explained how editorial cartoons handled the censorship of Huckleberry Finn.
Nathan Wilson looked at Liar’s Kiss.
R. C. Harvey pondered the connection between stand-up comedy and comic strips.
An HU brawl about Ebony White spilled over to tcj.com via Tom Crippen.
Belgian Bart Croonenborghs told us about The Girl and the Gorilla.
Jesse Tangen-Mills began an examination of blackface in comics south of the border.
Marco Pellitteri noted the Lucca comics festival mirrored the state of Italian comics.
And coming up next week:
Shaun Partridge and Josh Simmons talk about The White Rhinoceros and getting arrested at a David Cassidy concert. John Ridgway talks about his four decades in comics, from Commando and Doctor Who to Hellblazer and The Hulk. R.C. Harvey selects the best editorial cartoons of 2010. Reviewed: Grant Morrison’s The Return of Bruce Wayne, Tezuka’s Ayoko, Tim Kreider’s Twilight of the Assholes, Robert Venditti’s Homeland Directive, editor Neil Gaiman’s The Best American Comics 2010, Metaphrog’s Louis: Night Salad, Matt Fraction’s Casanova, Desmond Reed’s minis and the latest entries in Fantagraphics’ Ignatz line ... And much more!
Image from “The Evil that Men Do!” written by Peter David and drawn by John Ridgeway, collected in The Incredible Hulk #335 (September 1987) [© Marvel Characters, Inc.]