Spotlight on: Putting things that explode near your junk

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With underpants bombs making headline everywhere, a look at similar comics themes of groinal aggression have hit a few blogs. Comics Alliance examines a Punisher action figure from Toy Biz who is so glad to see you, he’s going to blow you to kingdom come with a giant ground to air missile launcher emerging from […]

io9 cover gallery

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Graeme McMillan rounds up 100 Amazing Comic Covers From The Last Ten Years. Was this the Greatest Decade in Comics History or not?

RIP David Levine

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Illustrator David Levine has passed away at age 83. In addition to being one of the most iconic illustrators of his era — his caricatures defined the New York Review of Books for decades — he was also the subject of Fantagraphics’ AMERCAN PRESIDENTS. Mr. Levine’s drawings never seemed whimsical, like those of Al Hirschfeld. […]

End of [something] links and so on

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§ Not-end-of-[something]: Congrats to Jason Lutes and family on the recent arrival of Maximilian Pepper Warren-Lutes. • Long pieces suitable for free-time reading: Abhay Khosla uses Blue Beetle as a launching point for…something. • Jog’s Brooklyn Comics and Graphics Festival musings, transcribings, and dialogs. § Brigid Alverson looks at The year in manga, which was […]

Captain Don Draper?

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Star Trek: The Mad Generation via Derek Kirk Kim. This could sum up either the ’00s, the ’80s, the ’60s, or the 24th century.