The 20 games you shouldn't miss in 2014

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By Brandon Boyer

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My failed attempt to draw the Nancy comic strip

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Nancy is a harsh taskmaster; resuscitating it was a grueling task, but the challenge was invigorating and edifying. By drawing Nancy, I realized that every character (even the environment) in a strip is the cartoonist and is invested and imbued with the cartoonist’s life force.

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Bigmouth: Pies For Men

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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.

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Obama on hack: "Sony made a mistake" in killing 'The Interview'

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Citing increased cybersecurity threats, President suggests “more rules about how the internet should operate”

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Street Angel Comic: Meet CosMick!

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

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A Conversation with Wil Wheaton

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A splendid time with the actor-writer-blogger-geek-champion turned host of TableTop

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Humanity at night

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NASA scientists, at the American Geophysical Union’s annual meeting, revealed images from space of humanity—and our wonderful cultural behaviors.

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The Top Secret Files of Dick Cheney

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Tom the Dancing Bug reveals why torture ISN’T torture anymore!

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Watching the climate-cholera connection from orbit

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Dr. Kiki Sanford on how scientists are predicting outbreaks from an unusual new vantage point.

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How the Halo Effect turns uncertainty into false certainty

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When faced with complex information, why do we turn the volume down on what’s hard to quantify ?

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Fresh Fest '84

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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.

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The Year We All Wore Kigurumi

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Nicole Dieker on the suddenly-ubiquitous animal onesies.

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At the Gate of the Center [Short Story]

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Tara Marsden tells the story of a corporation exploiting the newest renewable energy source: pain.

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Art of the Simon and Kirby Studio

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The names Joe Simon and Jack Kirby are synony­mous with comic books, and their partnership ush­ered in the Golden Age of comics starting in the 1940s. Together they created memorable characters such as Captain America and Sandman, invented romance com­ics, and raised the standard for the genres of western, crime, and horror comic books.

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Make a Christmas Krampus!

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Just in time for the Christmas season, Bob Knetzger has instructions to build your own tiny child-nabber.

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