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From Hoppers to Honolulu: A Fan Letter to Jaime Hernandez

Jaime Hernandez’ work told me that I could and should draw comics about where I live, the things I did everyday, and the people I know and love.

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Thinking Outside the Comic-Shop: Exposing Great Manga to Grown-Ups

(or “Can Manga Muster Up Its Maus / Watchmen Mega-Crossover Hit?”) As a reader of Hooded Utilitarian, you’re probably a little like me: you spend so much time in the world of comics and manga, you’re a little weirded out when you remember that the vast majority of readers in America still think that “comics […]

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