What Have You Read Today to Make You Feeeel PROUD?!* A new comics reading list…
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What Have You Read Today to Make You Feeeel PROUD?!* A new comics reading list…

Dear Ink Tar-Tars, Constantly complaining that “there’s nothing new to read”? That “female comics creators are hard to find”?  We’ve got you covered.  Here are some newly released graphic novels and some soon-to-be-released works. All of the following can be ordered or pre-ordered from Amazon. (linked images take you straight to the book’s Amazon page, … Continue reading

WONDER WOMEN! The Untold Story of American Superheroines
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WONDER WOMEN! The Untold Story of American Superheroines

Who among us has not been dazzled by the mythology of WONDER WOMAN– that truth-lassoing, cuff-wearing, Amazonian warrior princess and “unlikely brain-child of a Harvard trained pop psychologist?” You’ve gotta see this film.  Premiering tonight on PBS: Independent Lens, Wonder Women! is about more than a single comic heroine (great as she is).  It’s about … Continue reading

Satrapi Censored: Chicago Schools Pulling Persepolis
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Satrapi Censored: Chicago Schools Pulling Persepolis

Here’s how it started, March 14 2013: Reblogged fromLadies Making Comics Why is Marjane Satrapi’s Persepolis being removed from Chicago Public Schools? Here’s an e-mail from Chris Dignam, principal of Lane Tech College Prep High School in Chicago, instructing removal of all copies of Persepolis from Chicago Public School libraries, classrooms, and curricula. As it … Continue reading

A Portrait of the Artist as a Bookshelf: “My Ideal Bookshelf” is revelatory
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A Portrait of the Artist as a Bookshelf: “My Ideal Bookshelf” is revelatory

Like many projects whose time has come, My Ideal Bookshelf, released in November 2012 by publishers Little, Brown, is several things at once.  It is a beautifully illustrated collection which celebrates the shelf-lives of books by artfully rendering their collected spines in elegant, joyful color.  It is also a wonderful sampling of sentiments about the relationships … Continue reading