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Kyle Baker is a superb cartoonist, absolutely superb. No, really. Top of his game, making me think of the very best of Mad Magazine, that sort of thing. Baker genuinely takes that Kurtzman, Wood, Eisner,...

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I’ve gone on and on about how great Andy Helfer’s run on The Shadow was back in the 90s from DC Comics. Along with artists Bill Sienkiewicz, Marshall Rogers and Kyle Baker he created a...

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News, Views and Oddities #11

January 24, 2013 | 1 Comments

News, Views and Oddities, where we link to various bits and bobs which have grabbed our attention, encompassing comics, books, illustration, design and film. Clicking fingers at the ready. Guys, guys, it’s almost Friday, which...

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Kyle Baker‘s You Are Here is a masterpiece of comedy, but as it’s by Baker that’s hardly a surprise. I’d been meaning to do something on Baker’s comedy works for a long time, and one...

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Art For Art's Sake – The Shadow Special

July 23, 2011 | 1 Comments

(UPDATE – I’ve done it again…. for years I could never spell Bil Sienkievicz’s name right. Then I went through a phase of getting it right, and now it seems I’ve slipped back into moronic...

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Latest in that list of Marvel books that I look forward to because they don’t feel like Marvel books – there’s going to be a Deadpool Max series written by David Lapham and drawn by...

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Inappropriate Golden Books

May 22, 2010 | 0 Comments

These have been around for quite a while, but Josh Cooley‘s posted a few more up recently with the announcement that his Inappropriate Golden Books (based on the design of the classic children’s books) are...

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Midnight madness with Kyle Baker

January 9, 2010 | 0 Comments

Kyle Baker‘s I Die At Midnight was a slim 64 caper comic published at the turn of the millennium and coming as it did after the wonderful Cowboy Wally Show and the even more sublime...

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Great Big Comics

July 9, 2009 | 0 Comments

This week DC publishes the first of their new Wednesday Comics series,  a 12-part weekly series which comes in the old tabloid newspaper format, designed to echo the classic paper’s comics section. Although for many...

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