Elektra: Assassin (Epic Comics, 1986-87) Writer: Frank Miller Artist: Bill Sienkiewicz The usual order of relations between writer and artist in comic books runs something like, “Here’s fifty bucks, now draw this, monkey.” And that’s where it ends. But sometimes, that rarest of sometimes, artist and writer fall into a creative feedback loop […]
It’s Women in Science 42, chock full of all the 1950s Marine Biology awesomeness you’ve come to expect! This week, we look at Eugenie Clark, whose plectognath research in the South Pacific and Red Sea turned into one of the surprise best sellers of the early Fifties.
Head on over to The Humanist for the second and final part in my cartoonological and essayerific survey of the life and continued relevance of Voltaire, this time focusing on his later, I think rather more interesting social justice and biting pamphlet period!
Grrl Scouts (Oni Press, 1999) Written and Drawn by Jim Mahfood. Back in high school in the mid 90s, you knew who the cool kids were. They spoke their own strange tongue and carried around bootlegged videocassettes of something called Clerks which, to hear them tell it, was about blowjobs and […]