Krampus came this year

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Tweet More fun stuff here.

Merry Christmas to all

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Tweet Power is back where I’ve gone for Christmas, but the internet may be out for days. So no blogging until things are back to “normal.” In the meantime, here’s a little old James Jean Santa art and our most sincere wishes for a safe, happy, and healthy Christmas and a great New Year! The […]

31 days of winter festivals: SuperF*ckers Save Christmas

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Tweet James Kochalka’s unspell-out-able in a family website superheroes are back in a special digital only release called: SuperF*ckers Save Christmas. YOu can purchase it on Comixology. Currently starring in a web series from Cartoon Hangover, (uncensored version here, censored here) The Superf*ckers always sink to every occasion, and Christmas is no exception. Kochalka writes: […]

31 days of Winter Festivals: Salem Hyde’s 12 Days of Chistmas by Frank Cammuso

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Tweet The Misadventures Salem Hyde is a rather charming kids comic that came out earlier this year featuring a young watch named Salem Hyde and her cat familiar Lord Percival J. Whamsford III. Creator Frank Cammuso has brought the duo back fora new version of The 12 Days of Christmas in which Salem misremembers the […]

31 days of Winter Festivals: Dustin Nguyen’s Lil Gotham Christmas

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Tweet I would buy these. Via Goonie’s tumblr which is all Christmas all the time now.

31 Days of Winter Festivals: Jill Thompson’s Grinch

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Tweet The great Jill Thompson brings the Seuss on her Tumblr. What has Jill Thompson been working on anyway? Besides a new Beasts of Burden? Every time we saw her all summer she had some secret project she couldn’t talk about. The first page, which we managed to sneak a look at, had an island […]

31 Days of Winter Festivals: comiXology gives away free comics in 12 Days of Free Comics

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Tweet Okay might have gotten carried away with all the holiday flash up there but the short version is that yesterday kicked off 12 Days of Free Comics at Comixology. Firts up was Batman #13 by Snyder, Capullo and Glapion which is a good jumping on point a darned good start. See what he fuss is about, […]

31 Days of Winter Festivals: Mid Century Santa

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Tweet Heather David has a rockin’ Flickr set of Mid-Century Santa, which I can’t download, but rust me one click and you’ll be mesmerized. It was a time of pastel backgrounds and Santa on a shaver.

31 Days of Winter Festivals: Bah, Hembeck!

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Tweet Before there was tumblr and social media and blogs and places to put out fan comics anywhere you liked in every media known, there was Fred Hembeck, whose spiral-kneed superheroes were always good for a laugh. Hembeck makes an appearance at 13th Dimension with a SUPER-STAR HOLIDAY SPECIAL in which he discusses comics gifts […]

31 Days of Winter Festivals: Ugly Pop Culture Christmas Sweaters

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Is there such as thing as a “beautiful Christmas sweater?” Doubtful.

31 Days of Winter Festivals: KRAMPUS!

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Tweet Image has been on a roll, and they aren’t missing a chance to cash in on the hottest winter holiday of them all with KRAMPUS! by Brian Jones and Dean Kotz, a new series about the evil Saint Nick: Brian Joines and Dean Kotz team up to add a frosty touch to the festive […]

31 Days of Winter Festivals: A Chrismukkah tale

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Tweet Continuing our “Winter Festival” parade, here’s Jonathan Baylis (So Buttons) and T.J. Kiersch (She Died in Terrebonne) with A Christmas/Hannukah mashup as told By Baylis’s wife Ophira. Keep those cards and letters coming!

31 Days of Winter Festivals: A Very Sticks Angelica Christmas

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TweetThis year we’re celebrating not only Christmas, but Hannukah (early this year but still in December), Kwanzaa, Saturnalia, Festivus, Krampus and anything else you care to mark with drawings and hats. First up, Michael DeForge: with a holiday tale from his longform Sticks Angelica comic strip. If you have art for this feature — please […]

Grand Comics Tour: 2013: Visiting Omaha’s Comics Shops on Black Friday!

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TweetOnce again, my nephew and I set out on Black Friday, in a quest to visit as many comics shops and related geeky retailers in the Greater Omaha Metro Area. (Here is the 2012 travelogue.)

Happy Turkey to all

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Tweet It’s a good day to reflect and truly be thankful. And also to eat more food than anyone should possibly eat in one sitting. I’m thankful for my health and the general well-being of my loved ones. I’m thankful to be able to work in a field that I find infinitely rewarding and constantly […]

Happy All Saints’ Day!

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Tweet I never get tired of this.