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Utilitarian Review 2/26/11

At HU Before I get into this week’s links, remember you can follow us now on twitter at www.twitter.com/hoodedu.

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Utilitarian Review 2/19/11

On HU Kind of a crazy week. First of all, we’ve got a new twitter account. Vom Marlowe is handling it; still a little rocky, but we’ll get there. (Facebook page coming soon too hopefull, though not there yet.) And this week:

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Utilitarian Review 2/12/11

On HU Erica Friedman looks at incompetent competence in the novel Wicked City: Black Guard. Alex Buchet attempts to connect Ezra Pound and Kevin Bacon. Matt Seneca interviews CF. Ng Suat Tong reviews Oji Suzuki’s “A Single Match. I discuss the lame bad boys of Groundhog Day and From Dusk to Dawn. Caroline Small talks […]

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Utilitarian Review 2/4/11

On HU Cough Syrup wonders if we need comics. Nadim Damluji discusses Mickey Mouse in Egypt. I talk about fathers and vultures in Chris Ware’s Acme Novelty Library #10. Richard Cook discusses the limitations of editorial cartoons about the revolution in Egypt. Vom Marlowe reviews Sakuya Sakura’s yaoi manga Endless Comfort. I review Johnny Ryan’s […]

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Utilitarian Review 1/29/11

On HU Domingos Isabelinho does a close read of a page of Herge. In comments he explains what he did wrong. Stephanie Folse looks at issues 3 and 4 of Elfquest. Matthias Wivel looks at Jimmy Corrigan in light of Chris Ware’s later work. Richard Cook looks back at the Comics Code. Ng Suat Tong […]

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Utilitarian Review 1/22/11

On HU Kinukitty was underwhelmed by much yaoi. Sean Michael Robinson discussed Manga! Manga! and interviewed its writer, Frederik Schodt. Ng Suat Tong introduced the awards for the Best Online Comics Criticism. The final list of Best Online Comics Criticism. Bill Randall, one of the judges of the Best Online Comics Criticism, discussed the list […]

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Utilitarian Review 1/14/11

On HU I wrote about films and self-reflexivity in Tarkovsky’s Solaris James Romberger discussed the beginnings of his love for Alex toth and Jack Kirby. Richard Cook looked at the gay hijinks in the 1992 Marvel Swimsuit Special. Jason Michelitch discussed Face/Off, The Death of Superman, and the pointless inevitability of hero fiction. Ng Suat […]

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