- May 6, 2021
Presented at the 30th Florida Film Festival, Maitland FL
Carl F Gauze sees the roots of the modern sci-fi blockbuster film in this gorgeous reprint edition of vintage 1930s Flash Gordon comic strips.
Graphic journalist Alexsandar Zograf has recently had his strips amalgamated and published as Regards from Serbia. Eric J. Iannelli wonders how it stacks up against existing graphic accounts of the Balkan civil wars of the ’90s.
With few lines and fewer words, Nicholas Mahler manages to break hearts with his minicomic tale of the Lone Racer. Heather Lorusso wipes her eyes with the checkered flag.
An odds-and-ends collection from this Illinois-based cartoonist.
The talent of comics artist Kevin Maguire is nothing to bwa-ha-ha about. Shaun Corley gives us the rundown on the latest edition of the Modern Masters series, which runs down Maguire’s career.
Marshall Presnell is transported back to an age of sugary plastic heat when thumbing through this new retrospective of postwar animation and cartooning.
Children’s librarian Keith Hayes knows that Owly is a must-have, not only because of the emotional range that Andy Runton brings to the “funny animal” genre, but because it’s one of the few books that he and his young daughter can agree on.
The Big Green Issue is out, and from Matthew Moyer‘s description, if you don’t have this you should be a bit verdant with envy for those who do.
From the editors of Write Now! and Draw! magazines comes a comics crossover like no other. Seriously. Darius Gentley shows you how you too can script and illustrate comics like a pro. And no, it doesn’t involve winning a reality TV show.
It’s just a comic, right? Wrong. Matthew Moyer examines this anthology from the celebrated fanzine Alter Ego, full of comics passion, knowledge and treasures.
Comics legend Murphy Anderson finally gets his own biography, an event big enough to draw in reformed comic geek Aaron Shaul, who actually learns a thing or two along the way.
Ben Varkentine returns to the mysterious plane of Mark Evanier’s marvelous Point Of View with a review of the writer’s new essay collection, Wertham Was Right! And it’s a gas…
Comix prodigy Josh Sullivan looks back fondly at all the funnybooks that brought him into the game so long ago.
Dark fantasy writer and palentologist Caitlin R. Kiernan explores the pain and wonder of modern fiction with James Mann.
Dying of leukemia, Sverre H. Kristensen endeavoured to make the cute little funny animals in his final comic, Bad Pills suffer just as much as him. Matthew Damascus thinks he was successful.
Comix wonderkid Josh Sullivan has come to Ink 19, and Columns will be featuring his art and writings in Vertical Composition. Here’s a preview of where he’s at.
Alex Robinson’s Box Office Posion just won him the comics industry’s Eisner Award for "Talent Deserving of Wider Recognition." Julio Diaz expains why that award is so richly deserved.