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The God-Man Fan Club vs. … Clod-Man!

Tom the Dancing Bug, IN WHICH the God-Man Fan Club must avenge the grave insult of… "Clod-Man!"Read the rest

Egyptian Lover: West Coast Hip Hop Pioneer

Taking things to Los Angeles during the early 1980's in this week's Hip Hop Family Tree by Ed PiskorRead the rest

Invasion Angel City!

Cortez and his band of time-traveling pirates/Conquistadors hit the mean streets of Angel City!Read the rest

KRS ONE meets his future DJ and doesn't know it.

Introducing Boogie Down Productions DJ Scott La Rock into the fold in this week's Hip Hop Family Tree by Ed Piskor.Read the rest

Charlie Hebdo - Love Is Stronger than Hate

Tom the Dancing Bug, IN WHICH je suis CharlieRead the rest

Cable News, 1860

Tom the Dancing Bug, IN WHICH the great issues of history are decided as they are today -- by arguing hysterically about one representative incident chosen by cable news networks.Read the rest

Roxanne's Revenge!

The "Roxanne Wars" of the '80s officially begin with this song by 14 yr old Roxanne Shante in this week's Hip Hop Family Tree strip by Ed Piskor.Read the rest

TOM THE DANCING BUG: Oregon Woman Gives Birth to Hindu Baby

Tom the Dancing Bug, IN WHICH the News of the Times presents the story, "Oregon Woman Gives Birth to Hindu Baby"Read the rest

The song that sparked the infamous "Roxanne Wars"

This week's Hip Hop Family Tree on how we were introduced to colorful MCs like Roxanne Shante.Read the rest

Street Angel Xmas Special

Santa Claus and Street Angel team-up to battle Christmas Ninjas in a snowstorm! Read the rest

Subway Art

This week's Hip Hop Family Tree strip highlights the famous photo-book by Martha Cooper and Henry Chalfant. By Ed PiskorRead the rest

Introducing KIMDb, Kim Jong-un's Movie Page!!

Tom the Dancing Bug, IN WHICH is introduced KIMDb, Kim Jong-un's Movie Page!Read the rest

Bigmouth: Pies For Men

Pies For Men, was written in 1992 by former Comics Journal managing editor Helena Harvilicz. It was drawn by me, and then inked by Frank Young, another former Comics Journal managing editor! Now that's a sandwich. Frank recently won an Eisner for a graphic novel called The Carter Family: Don't Forget This Song.Read the rest

Street Angel Comic: Meet CosMick!

When an Irish astronaut crashes in Wilkesborough, people are not happy!  Street Angel 009 is by Jim Rugg and Brian Maruca.Read the rest

The Top Secret Files of Dick Cheney

Tom the Dancing Bug reveals why torture ISN'T torture anymore!Read the rest

Fresh Fest '84

This week's Hip Hop Family Tree strip features the first national rap music tour, the Swatch Watch New York City Fresh Fest `84, by Ed Piskor.Read the rest

JOHN WILCOCK: India, LSD, and Leonard Cohen's 'Flowers for Hitler'

An eventful week of drug use, red-eyes, and planes, planes, planes! From the John Wilcock comic (see previous installments here and here.) Read the rest

TOM THE DANCING BUG: The Paleolithic Diet Craze, the PLIO DIET!!

Tom the Dancing Bug, IN WHICH we introduce the Paleolithic Diet Craze: THE PLIO DIET!! "If you survive, you're fit!"Read the rest

The First Major Rap Music Tour: A Prelude

Building toward the NYC Swatch Watch Fresh Festival in this week's Hip Hop Family Tree strip by Ed PiskorRead the rest

JOHN WILCOCK: The Day I Turned Down The Beatles

An early opportunity at publishing the first American magazine on The Beatles is thwarted by a moment of bad judgement. From the John Wilcock comic (see previous installments here and here.)Read the rest

Survival Strategies for Purchasing a Soft Drink

Tom the Dancing Bug, IN WHICH Cap and his African American friend purchase soft drinks in very different worldsRead the rest

I Need A Beat, by LL Cool J

The recording debut of young LL Cool J starts off the infamous Def Jam label. A new Hip Hop Family Tree strip by Ed Piskor.Read the rest

Richard Scarry's Busy Town in the 21st Century

Tom the Dancing Bug, IN WHICH the classic childrens' book series is brought into contemporary times.Read the rest

MC Hammer trading card

Factoids and trivia about one of the most popular rappers in history. New Hip Hop Family Tree strips begin next Tuesday.Read the rest

Street Angel 008: Rocket in the Ghetto!

Her previous mission a success, what now lies ahead for our heroine? More adventure, certainly! By Jim Rugg and Brian MarucaRead the rest

TOM THE DANCING BUG - Bob Buys Soup. You Won't Believe What Happens Next.

Tom the Dancing Bug, IN WHICH Bob has adventure involving New England Clam Chowder.Read the rest

Slick Rick Trading Card

Hip Hop Family Tree trading card #23 by Ed PiskorRead the rest

Big Mouth: Ridin' the Dog!

This one was written by Canadian cartoonist David Collier in 1994. It’s about the antics of prankster zinester Mike Haeg, better known as Mr. Mike. "I drew it up in pencil and then it was inked by my housemate, future Fantagraphics editor Eric Reynolds," says Pat MoriarityRead the rest

Street Angel 007: Incadinkadoom!

Captain Cortez, en route to the Incan empire, is whisked to the world of the present! What lies in store for him and his crew? By Jim Rugg and Brian Maruca.Read the rest

Real Stuff: "Jump"

"One night I went to a party and got pretty loaded. When I got home I passed out on the couch." Originally published in Real Stuff #6, April 1992.Read the rest