I recently watched Funny Pages, a 2022 dark comedy directed by Owen Kline about a teenager named Robert who drops out of high school to become a cartoonist. The film features a cast of oddball characters that feel inspired by Dan Clowes. Funny Pages doesn't miss a beat when depicting the world of comic book fans and cartoonists in a realistic way. I can't recommend this film enough, especially if you're a fan of films such as Ghost World and Art School Confidential.
In 2011, DC Comics decided that it was time to modernize its characters for the 21st century. By 2016, a mere five years later, DC pulled the plug on the rebrand, dubbed the New 52, and relaunched its continuity yet again with Rebirth. Although five years may seem like a long time in comic years, let's remember… READ THE REST
My friend Tim Fish — co-creator of the frighteningly topical Weimar Republic queer romance Liebestrasse — just launched a new free web comic called Please Say It! Rather than exploring a burgeoning on the backdrop of an inevitably encroaching genocide, Please Say It! focuses on something even more horrifying: high school in the late 1980s.… READ THE REST
Even though they've always been somewhat niche, comics are no stranger to celebrity guest appearances. In the 70s, Spider-Man and Saturday Night Live's Not Ready for Prime Time Players joined forces on the pages of Marvel Team-Up. And let's not forget Don Rickel's rather inexplicable appearance, which strangely takes place in the middle of Jack Kirby's… READ THE REST
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