Archive for: Tom Spurgeon

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 Superman Case, and Best Outcomes for Writers on Comics

Approaching these matters in terms of the real world is what I’m asking for.

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Dyspeptic Oroborous: Reacting To It

Do we need to think about Alan Moore and Melinda Gebbie’s attitudes towards sex when reading Lost Girls? Is it important to think about Ditko’s objectivism when evaluating Ditko?

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Art, Politics, and Wisconsin

The editorial cartoon above by Phil Hands has sparked some interesting debate. Hands published the cartoon along with an editorial in which he noted that he’s usually liberal, but in the case of the current Wisconsin budget crisis found himself siding with the Republican governor against employee unions. Tom Spurgeon read the editorial and complimented […]

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Dyspeptic Ouroboros: Tom Spurgeon on Criticism

Tom Spurgeon of The Comics Reporter was kind enough to agree to an interview about criticism and art. We communicated by email. ______________________________ Noah: Your site seems to work to promote a sense of comics as a community —pointing out events and birthdays and doing collective memory projects like the one involving Frank Frazetta. So […]

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