Scott McCloud Comes to WashU!

Scott McCloud Comes to WashU!

Called the “Aristotle of Comics”, Scott McCloud is a highly acclaimed cartoonist and comic theorist. He is best known for his triad of non-fiction books: Making Comics, Understanding Comics, and Reinventing Comics, which engage in the wide-ranging exploration of the medium of comics. His newest book, The Sculptor (2015), earned praise on numerous news channels like The New York […]

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Review: NBC’s Hellblazer is not on fire…

…so go read the comics instead. Someone leaked the pilot episode a few weeks back. I was unimpressed, but decided to reserve judgment. However, last week we received the news that John Constantine’s status as a queer man is “irrelevant” to his character and he is, as such, now straight. I have since lost much faith […]

Review: Romantically Apocalyptic

Review: Romantically Apocalyptic

REVIEW: Romantically Apocalyptic, by alexiuss on deviantART I stumbled across Romantically Apocalyptic on deviantArt a year ago. It’s a relatively popular comic on the site, and is frequently featured on the front page. I resisted reading it for a while—I’d grown a little tired of post-apocalyptic stories at the time—but after a while my curiosity […]

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Review: The Amazing Screw-On Head

REVIEW: The Amazing Screw on Head and Other Curious Objects, by Mike Mignola  When searching for way to describe Mike Mignola’s The Amazing Screw-On Head and Other Curious Objects, I came to the conclusion that this short graphic novel is, at the barest reduction, one of the world’s great unapologetic shrines to weirdness. It is […]

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HAPPY KAPOW-LLOWEEN!

At our meeting this week our lovely members made some short comics to get in the holiday spirit! (No pun intended ;D) Download the full PDF here!

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An Awkward Tomato’s Presentation of Noragami – Allison Ji

So I’m here today to talk to you about a very important topic. I’ve been trying to get people to read Noragami with me for a while now, but when people ask me what it’s about, its pretty hard to explain the premise.   If you look on myanimelist.com for a summary: “Yato is a […]

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Jam Comics and Facebook

In our last meeting, jam comics were the topic of the day. Jam comics involve one person drawing one panel in several minutes before passing it on to a different person who continues the comic. Combining everyone’s different styles and ideas results in the most unique of short comics. To see the rest of the […]