Archive for: animation

Forgetting Bakshi

A retrospective look at the works of America’s maverick animator.

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Strange Windows: Ha, ha, ha, Moooo…! (Ligne Claire 1)

Today I wish to spotlight perhaps the most successful –and charming– of French illustrators  for children: Benjamin Rabier.

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Doubly Good

There’s a moment in Lilli Carré’s minicomic “The Thing about Madeline” where you really get that you’re reading a real story and not another installment in the Saga of the Mundane. It’s a little later than the point where that story actually begins: not where Madeline meets her doppelganger/self for the first time – that’s […]

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Interview with Nina Paley, Part 1

Nina Paley on copyright and free culture.

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Copyright Kills Culture: Lethem and Paley sing the blues

Sita sings of free culture.

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I Smash … Planet Hulk

Over the past couple months my comics reading has mostly consisted of manga with a handful of American titles that have nothing to do with superheroes. I stopped following mainstream superhero comics some time ago, on account of the bad art, endless crossovers, etc., etc. But there is a part of me (the foolish, masochistic […]

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