Happy to see you again! I’m Steve Gustafson and if you love discussing all things comics, you’ve come to the right place. Every week we cover something in the industry and I always appreciate your input in the comments section below. Previously… Last week we discussed The most unpopular membersRead More →

Dua Lipa’s ‘Levitating’ Plagiarism Lawsuit Could Change Music Forever Netflix’s New Number 1 Uses A Chilling Special Effect To Disgrace A ’90s Icon There are no heroes in a nuclear war The game that finally figured out how to make playing with strangers bearable Slate is making its coronavirus coverageRead More →

Until Nintendo releases Animal Crossing: New Horizons on March 20, check out these webcomics. Despite a growing campaign asking Nintendo to release Animal Crossing: New Horizons Early in light of the developing coronavirus outbreak and encouragement for people to practice social distancing, it looks like the Switch game still won’tRead More →

Cartoonist Stephen Pastis, creator of popular comics Pearls before pork, announced on his Facebook yesterday that his July 27 comic had been taken down by unions and newspapers for being too offensive. Pearls before pork is a daily comic published in more than 750 newspapers. Its main characters are theRead More →

(Photo credit: LMPC via Getty Images) Not so long ago, children were asking for the Sunday paper. It wasn’t for the business section or the actual news – those belonged to mom and dad. The kids wanted the bright and colorful comic book page, also known as the “funny papers”.Read More →

Webcomics/webtoons are amazing. Not only are they accessible and easy to read thanks to their vertical scrolling format, but IN COLOR. I’m a die-hard manga fan, but I prefer the experience of reading webtoons because I find them more practical and aesthetically pleasing. A few years ago, when I discoveredRead More →

The Richmond Times-Dispatch will no longer publish the “Non Sequitur” comic strip, effective immediately. Our comics section on Sunday included a Wiley Miller “Non Sequitur” strip that contained a vulgar reprimand from President Donald Trump. The same comic was published in many newspapers across the country. The writing, which readRead More →

A Pennsylvania newspaper has halted a syndicated comic strip after a cartoon published on Sunday included a hidden insult to President TrumpDonald TrumpArizona GOP asks court to overturn vote-by-mail system McCarthy slams GOP members who spoke at white nationalist conference: ‘Unacceptable’ First jury trial against defendant starts riot from JanuaryRead More →

The newspaper comic ‘Arctic Circle’, by environmentally conscious cartoonist Alex Hallatt, is about talking penguins and their northern kin. Starting Monday, under a caption that reads ‘An Inconvenient Truth’, the menagerie will see its world shrink and its conversations center around global warming. Readers will see the drawings come toRead More →

We’ve talked about indie comics and what they do for the LGBTA fan community… but what’s more indie than webcomics? Often the product of a single artist, webcomics offer a unique opportunity to showcase the queer community in all its glory. With hundreds of possible comics, this list barely scratchesRead More →

Readers love their comics. When the Chronicle ceased publication “Get Blurry” at the end of March, the emails started almost immediately: “What happened to Get Fuzzy? Bring him back please.” “No. You can’t get rid of ‘Get Fuzzy.’ It’s one of my favourites.” “There are several awful tapes…you could haveRead More →

When Trina Robbins was around 11 or 12 years old, her mother, a schoolteacher, brought home reams of paper and lots of number two pencils. After carefully folding the sheets in half (and diligently gnawing at the pencil erasers), Robbins would draw four-page comic strips for himself. She remembers oneRead More →

The country of Arkerra is in turmoil. Trolls, goblins, gnolls and other “savage races” have banded together against the human empire of Gastonia and their allies. It’s to a band of adventurers who work to keep the peace. Do the Peacekeepers – Byron Hackenslasher the human berserker, Syr’nj the science-mindedRead More →

Chris Ware first discovered the work of the late cartoonist Frank King in the 1980s, in the seminal anthology “The Smithsonian Collection of Newspaper Comics”. Alley,” King’s long-running comic about the Chicagoan Walt Wallet and his adopted son, Skeezix, a baby left behind in 1921. Ware, an art student inRead More →