Author Archive: James Romberger

Freedom

Short reviews of recent comics and books by Rucka/Southworth, Nathan Bulmer, Jane Mai, Tin Can Forest, Harvey Kurtzman and Josh Simmons.

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Marie Severin’s Due

A book about cartoonist Marie Severin exhibits the best and worst tendencies of fan publisher TwoMorrows.

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Into the Inkwell

Short reviews of comics by Meskin, Johnson, Strnad/Corben, Graham/Roy/Dalrymple/et al, DeForge and Bayer

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Exes and Ohs

Jaime Hernandez’s words and images elicit an empathetic response from the reader.

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Clarity and Intent

Short reviews of recent comics by Toth, Steranko, Swarte, Jodorowsky/Moebius, Brown and Tomine.

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Post to Incestuous Sheets

A biased review of The Rub, a Hamlet acceleration in Brooklyn; and a preemptive strike on Before Watchmen.

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Genius, Clarified

A review of “Setting the Standard”, Greg Sadowski and Fantagraphics’ complete collection of Alex Toth’s influential 1950s work for Standard Comics.

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