Archive for: The Comics Journal

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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Not With a Bang

I am sure that eventually, somebody within DC Marketing will envision a Grant Morrison Batman omnibus that collects his now historic runs of “Batman and Son” and “R.I.P.” (and its various preludes) along with his 16-issue Batman and Robin, the Arkham Asylum graphic novel, and even the tales collected as Batman Gothic. That’s from Nathan […]

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