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COMICS / Paul Buhle : Beyond the Superhero

Pages from Die Stadt (1925), a “novel in woodcuts” by anarchist artist Frans Masereel (1889–1972). Masereel’s novels are not usually treated as “comics.”Beyond the superhero With the boom in graphic novels, comics are likely to appear anywhere — sometimes lavish … finish reading COMICS / Paul Buhle : Beyond the Superhero

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Bob Simmons on Austin’s Jack Jackson : History’s Cartoonist

Jack Jackson. Painting by Scout Stormcloud / The Rag Blog. Jackson left a large body of work behind that will assure that people will be reading and looking at his handiwork for as long as we have a world that … finish reading Bob Simmons on Austin’s Jack Jackson : History’s Cartoonist

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BOOKS / Comix Legend Spain Rodriquez : Che: A Graphic Biography

‘If you’re open-minded and curious about the events immediately to America’s south during the 1950s and 1960s that had such an overwhelming impact on our society and our political system, then this book is essential.’By Mike Gold “Spain” Rodriquez and … finish reading BOOKS / Comix Legend Spain Rodriquez : Che: A Graphic Biography

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ART : R. Crumb: Mr. Natural Goes to the Museum

“Mr. Natural” (1974), paint on plywood, from “R. Crumb’s Underground.” Image courtesy of John Lautemann / NYT. R. Crumb’s Underground One of the more than 100 works in this exhibition at the Institute of Contemporary Art in Philadelphia. Image courtesy … finish reading ART : R. Crumb: Mr. Natural Goes to the Museum

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Fabulous Furry Freak Brothers : They’re B-a-a-a-a-ck!

Updated July 31, 200840th Anniversary ‘Freak Brothers Omnibus’: complete works plus previously unpublished materialBy Steve Bunche This August, the U.K. comics publisher, Knockabout Comics will answer the prayers of classic underground comics aficionados with the publication of a massive 40th … finish reading Fabulous Furry Freak Brothers : They’re B-a-a-a-a-ck!

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BOOKS : Howard Zinn Goes Graphic

A People’s History of American EmpireBy John Pietaro By Howard Zinn, Mike Konopacki, and Paul Buhle (with additional scripting by Dave Wagner); Metropolitan Books/Henry Holt & Co; 2008; 288 pp. See Video Below A People’s History of American Empire brings … finish reading BOOKS : Howard Zinn Goes Graphic

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Anti-Semitic Christian Comic Aimed at Kids

Called a “Training Manual” For “The Next Pogrom Against Jews”By Bruce Wilson / May 30, 2008 For several years now, I have been tracking and studying the covert aspects of Christian Zionism but today an anonymous source — a devoted … finish reading Anti-Semitic Christian Comic Aimed at Kids

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A People’s History of American Empire

Howard Zinn, The End of Empire?by Tom Engelhardt / April 14, 2008 In Iraq, in Afghanistan, and at home, the position of the globe’s “sole superpower” is visibly fraying. The country that was once proclaimed an “empire lite” has proven … finish reading A People’s History of American Empire

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