Archive for: The Comics Journal

Tom Spurgeon Subtweeted Me and All I Got Was This Lousy Long Essay

On TCJ, the Comics Reporter, and women in comics criticism.

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The Post-Gender Mystique

A review of the Shojo Manga! Girl Power! exhibit.

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Jim Shooter–A Second Opinion, Part Two: Romper Room on Crystal Meth (installment 1)

Jim Shooter’s alleged villainy before becoming Marvel editor-in-chief.

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“I prefer him as a cartoonist”

A “Literary” responds to Eddie Campbell.

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The Comics Journal and Eddie Campbell: In Defense of Shit and Poor Logic

The EC war comics; still not all that.

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Robert Stanley Martin on the History and Legacy of TCJ

I blame the Comics Journal.

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Some Closing Thoughts on the Poll

Criticism isn’t about being right or wrong; it’s about helping people see work in new and more insightful ways. That can and should go on forever.

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