Lucy Knisley's comic "Downloading Optimism: Pessimism Detected" is a thoughtful response to a panel where great indie comix creators (Lynda Barry, Jules Feiffer, Matt Groening, Chris Ware) decried online comics and online reading. Click through for the whole thing.
Lynda Barry is back from her hiatus, with a new strip on Salon. I'm glad — it's a lovely strip — but I sure hope she gets back to work on the next novel. Cruddy, her last one, was a savage and brilliant book like a fishhook in the mind. — Read the rest