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Philippe Druillet's Lone Sloane Adventures Artfully Take You to Other Worlds

These books create a visually mesmerizing mix of sci-fi and fantasy, where rocket ships cause men to stumble upon gods and monsters that occupy the distant corners of the universe.

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Anthologies of Serial Exposure

Serial anthologies challenge us to ask what constitutes a comic and consider the possibilities of what they can be.

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'American Candide': A Modern Allegory on Nationalism

Candide and the gang take the gas out of the contemporary political landscape, capitalism, formal education, Hollywood and the news with a sarcastic flare.

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Rosarium

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'Snotgirl' S'not Your Average Comic

Bryan Lee O'Malley blows his nose at social media and fashion culture.

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Grant Morrison Takes 'Heavy Metal #281' for a Spin

A special issue, dedicated to sex, 'cause we've never seen that before in the Heavy Metal series.

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Heavy Metal Media

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The Golden Age Meets Golden Girls to Create Comedy From the Lives of Retired Superheroes

When creatives are given what may seem to be enough rope to hang themselves, they may just show you something new a rope can be used for.

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Imagine Hannah-Barbera Characters in a Beyond Thunderdome Setting

In Wacky Raceland #1, a post-apocalyptic Hannah-Barbera universe sees what classic characters do now that they're being written to think and act like adults.

Music

Beck's Return to Rapping with "Wow"

Beck continues to take on new styles by creating a pop/rap summertime anthem.

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Self published

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Capitol/Fonograf Records

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The Birth of DC/Vertigo Comics Was a Messy One

In the '90s, Vertigo was a brand new day for comics, completely unprecedented. It celebrated grunge and alternative music. And then it became embraced by the mainstream.

John Tamarri
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Grunge Rock, Flannel, the Birth of DC/Vertigo, Whatever

Vertigo was a completely unprecedented break in the corporate backing of artistic creativity. But it needed the '90s to come into being.

John Tamarri
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Image Comics Challenges the Comics Industry with 'Island #1'

Island #1 brings something to comics that hasn’t been as popular for a long time now, the anthology comicbook.

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