NBM in April: A Home for Mr. Easter

February 2, 2010 by  
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Here’s what’s in Diamond Previews this month for what’s coming in April: Check out this one, Brooke Allen absolutely floored us when she presented this to us: A HOME FOR MR. EASTER Brooke A. Allen You will love this crazy energetic book by a refreshing new talent! Tesana has never really fit into anything before but […]

SYNDICATED COLUMN: The Contrarian Manifesto

February 2, 2010 by  
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Boom or Bust? We’re Always Wrong NEW YORK—My father taught me to go left. Not politically. He was a right-wing Republican. At the movies. “Most people choose the right entrance,” he told me. “There are usually more seats on the left side of the theater.” I’ve found that to be true. He dressed like a […]

Ted Rall Live in NYC Tonight

February 2, 2010 by  
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8 pm tonight in NYC: I’m talking comix and politics at the People’s Improv Theater: Check out the 8 pm listing @ http://tinyurl.com/y87o8p8

Ted Rall on MSNBC

January 29, 2010 by  
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Hi! I’ll be on MSNBC’s “Dylan Ratigan Show” today at 1:40 pm West Coast/4:40 pm East Coast time to discuss my plans to return to Afghanistan and whatever else they want to discuss. The show’s website: http://tinyurl.com/ybj7og3

More sneak peaks at A Home for Mr.Easter

January 28, 2010 by  
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Here’s a couple of the first pages where our heroine, unwilling to take the bus to school, waits patiently for it’s arrival… next to her mom who undoubtedly only improves the situation. An age old drama unfolds as mother and child debate the importance of education and the attendance there of… in the end, per usual,  Mom […]

Impressions of Angouleme ’10

January 28, 2010 by  
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Hello from Angouleme. I’m at this year’s edition of the show that attracts as many as 200,000 people every year. It’s France’s San Diego. Lewis Trondheim has had many a page of his Little Nothings dedicated to this show, especially around his consecration with the grand prize here a couple years ago. Just arrived yesterday […]

Nowak’s new Graylight ‘a must read’ says Popsyndicate

January 26, 2010 by  
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Pop Syndicate says of Nowak’s new Graylight: “Distinctively original and perfectly gorgeous artwork. Nowak employs a strange palette of colors, pastels mixed with earthy tones to create a lovely surreal vision of a winter landscape, a collection of characters utterly individual and reluctantly sharing a book with each other, much like the people in a […]

January 25, 2010 by  
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After reading that US military forces prohibited aid from reaching Haiti for as long as seven days after the earthquake–in order to establish “command and control,” whatever that is—hard-hitting editorial cartoonist Ted Rall and animator David Essman rushed out their trenchant critique of America’s bizarre post-9/11 practice of sending soldiers to disaster zones like New […]

Little Nothings

January 25, 2010 by  
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January 25, 2010 by  
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Haiti News Coverage Turns Sublimely Ridiculous Ah, “1984.” As the cartoonist Matt Bors says, it’s “the dystopian novel that keeps on giving.” Orwell’s main character worked for a government ministry that controlled the future by changing the past. Its most effective tool: the Memory Hole. Pieces of history went in—poof!—never to be heard from again. […]