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Features

Tuesday, September 1 2009

Explainers: Back to the '50's and Up to the Present

Jules Feiffer's groundbreaking Village Voice comics delivered a satirical take on current events and paved the way for many contemporary strips.


Reviews

Monday, October 20 2014

'The Vincent Price Collection II' Is a B-Movie Lover's Dream

Vincent Price brought class to everything he did, a quality evident even in the B-movies of The Vincent Price Collection II.


Tuesday, September 30 2014

'Ivory Tower' Is a Scattered Look at an Important Topic

Andrew Rossi’s documentary Ivory Tower opts to generate heat rather than shed light on key issues in American higher education.


Tuesday, September 16 2014

'Walt Before Skeezix' Captures a Slice of American Life just After World War I

'Walt Before Skeezix' offers an in-depth look at the early days of 'Gasoline Alley' in a beautifully-presented volume.


Sunday, July 27 2014

'Maidentrip' Is a Journey Across the Sea and Into Adulthood

Laura Dekker was born to be a sailor, a fact she proves in her successful solo sail around the world in Maidentrip.


Thursday, May 1 2014

D.W. Griffith's Cinematic Continuity Influences the Danish Classic, 'Master of the House'

Carl Theodor Dreyer's mastery of film technique makes Master of the House (1925) rewarding viewing today.


Melvin Monster [10.Aug.09]

Blogs

Wednesday, December 2 2009

Studs Terkel’s Working: A Graphic Adaptation

Studs Terkel’s Working: A Graphic Adaptation - New Press [$22.95]


Saturday, August 29 2009

Back to the '50's and up to the present

Jules Feiffer's groundbreaking Village Voice comics delivered a satirical take on current events and paved the way for contemporary strips like Tom Tomorrow’s “This Modern World” and David Rees’ “Get Your War On”. This week's Iconographies focuses on The Explainers the recent collection of Feiffer's Village Voice comics.


Thursday, August 6 2009

Tony Hillerman: People of Darkness


Tony Hillerman: A Thief of Time (Re:Print) [16.Jul.09]
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