Monthly Archives: January 2010


“A single photograph, it’s provocative, it’s an idea, but if you can do two or three you make of that a phrase and if you can do ten maybe it’s a sentence. It’s a hard obscure language but it’s worth … Continue reading

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New Donation: Bound Groo

Thanks to Robin McConnell over at Inkstuds for a recent donation to the library including these fantastic bound issues of Groo the Wanderer.  There are 2 handsome volumes containing issues 1-60 by Sergio Aragones and Mark Evanier.  These are a … Continue reading

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Doggone Drawings

Ralph Steadman defines a cartooning constant in my life. One of the few cartoonists my father spoke of was Steadman and as I mature, albeit at a slower rate than most, I definitely can see why my father enjoyed Steadman’s … Continue reading

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CCS Portfolio Day, March 6

Save the Date! CCS PORTFOLIO DAY Saturday, March 6 10am-1pm Bring your sketchbook!  Show your portfolio for an admissions review • Learn more about the program and courses • Meet faculty and students • Tour the campus Who should attend?  … Continue reading

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Mini Comics of Note, 2009

Compiling a comprehensive “Best Of” list would be a monumental task – instead, I’ll share some of my favorite mini comics from 2009. Best Innovation in Mini Comics Minicomic of the Month Club by Liz Baillie As soon I read … Continue reading

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The Comic Book Legacy of Nickelodeon Magazine

Like many comics lovers, I was saddened by the cancellation of Nickelodeon Magazine.  Since its first issue in 1993, its Comic Book section has featured some of the greatest talents in alternative comics. The debut issue of Nickelodeon Magazine’s Comic … Continue reading

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Romance Comics, Two Great Blogs

I just stumbled onto these two blogs.  They are both excellent resources, with lots of scans.  Just when I think I know a thing or two about romance comics, the internet reminds me that I’m just a dabbler! Sequential Crush, … Continue reading

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