Category Archives: Comics

Christ, What a Space Cabby

Pal John M. gave me a heads up on the latest artwork for the New Yorker Cartoon Caption Contest: Since Otto Binder is dead, I think I have a good shot at this. Problem is, the New Yorker only wants … Continue reading

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Comics I Read in February 2015

I didn’t get as much read this month as last, partly because I was also reading this book. I am a slow reader, especially when it comes to straight text, so that ate into my comics time. But I did … Continue reading

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My Second-Favorite EC Comics Character

I’ve been reading Spawn of Mars, another volume in Fantagraphics’ series of EC reprints, this one focusing on one of my favorite comics artists, Wally Wood. This collection has a recurring character that has stolen my heart. Let me introduce … Continue reading

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Space Cabby by Adam Prosser

When it rains, it pours, and it’s been raining Space Cabbies over here! While showing off my Space Cabby Gallery on Twitter, Adam (Prankster) Prosser said, “Hey, I’d like to get in on that!” And this is what he drew … Continue reading

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Space Cabby by Ing

I follow the enigmatic Ing on Twitter and the other day something piqued my interest. Ing was looking for an idea for something to draw. I naturally replied with my first instinct: Space Cabby! Drawing things folks tweet about is … Continue reading

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Comics I Read in January 2015

In trying to get back on the comics reading train, I’ve been keeping a close eye on what I have read, and I’ll be giving capsule-or-better opinions on them. That photo above is the pile from more-or-less January ’15. Obviously … Continue reading

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I Had That! #48: Fotonovels

In the constant quest to relive one’s favorite TV shows and movies before the advent of DVDs or even VCRs in great numbers, the fotonovel was essential. These were fumetti-style comic book adaptations where, instead of artwork, stills from the … Continue reading

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The Takahashi Job

Everyone, without exception, loves a good heist story. Ocean’s Eleven, The Italian Job, that moment in Die Hard when you find out what’s really going on. Heists are great because you get to see an elaborate plan take shape and … Continue reading

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