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Magic Ring vs. Space Skeleton in the Battle for Sigma 5 or whatnot

Geek Lantern Filter: a half-remembered GL comic from my youth, some sort of mega-event from the era before mega-events. [more inside]
posted by Shepherd on Jun 2, 2009 - 5 answers

Which comic strip character told me that dragonflies sew lips shut?

There's an old wives tale that dragonflies can sew your lips shut. My question is: which comic character told me about this? [more inside]
posted by IvyMike on Jun 1, 2009 - 13 answers

"Based on a story by my pal Shecky"

How often are the stories of a comic, novel, play, TV series, movie, or song conceived by the writer's friend, relative, acquaintance, neighbor, mailman, dog, etc? [more inside]
posted by TheSecretDecoderRing on May 28, 2009 - 14 answers

Who's doing neat stuff with the web and comics?

Most comics on the web seem to be just scanned in print comics or the equivalent of same. Can you point me to any web comics that are making use of web/internet technology to make the comics reading experience different from print comics? No need to mention Scott McCloud. [more inside]
posted by Brandon Blatcher on May 27, 2009 - 22 answers

Where else have I encountered this plot line from The Invisibles?

I've been re-reading The Invisibles and a very specific plot line came up that I know I've encountered elsewhere. Can you help me remember? [more inside]
posted by Lentrohamsanin on May 24, 2009 - 10 answers

What French-language comics would you recommend?

What French-language comics would you recommend? [more inside]
posted by Grinder on May 22, 2009 - 27 answers

What comics to get a non-comic-reading snob?

Help me convince a snob that comics are worth reading. [more inside]
posted by BitterOldPunk on May 18, 2009 - 66 answers

Gray Areas

Help me remember a great web tutorial I once found on halftoning comics with Photoshop. [more inside]
posted by Rykey on May 14, 2009 - 3 answers

looking for some good BD podcasts

There are quite a few American and Canadian podcasts devoted to indie comics. Are there any French language podcasts out there like these? Specifically I'm looking for interviews with cartoonists. [more inside]
posted by minicloud on May 8, 2009 - 3 answers

When is it out?

Is there a site like www.myepisodes.com but for books or comics? [more inside]
posted by Iax on May 3, 2009 - 4 answers

Nerd Alert in the PDX!

I've read all about where to eat, drink, club, stay, and chill in Portland - now I wanna get my geek on! [more inside]
posted by phredgreen on May 2, 2009 - 6 answers

The way to a man's heart is through his stomach, then up, using sharpened shishkabob spears.

Help me weaponize food. [more inside]
posted by Shepherd on Apr 30, 2009 - 66 answers


Wanted: Your favorite comics blogs! [more inside]
posted by EatTheWeak on Apr 23, 2009 - 29 answers

Comic Book Question

Comic Book Filter. Help, my wife has 2000+ comic books from the 80's & 90's...all your favorites - Superman, Batman, Green Lantern. How do we get them appraised or sell them? [more inside]
posted by mikedelic on Apr 17, 2009 - 11 answers

Space Moose/Old 7 the Baffler

Old 7 the Baffler and Space Moose: was the answer ever revealed? [more inside]
posted by UrineSoakedRube on Apr 8, 2009 - 6 answers

What was that comic?

What was the name of that Muñoz & Sampayo comic about a Werner Herzog-like film director that was published in RAW? [more inside]
posted by Joe Beese on Mar 20, 2009 - 1 answer

What graphic novels should I read?

Apparently I'm a fan of graphic novels now, but I don't even know where to start. I love (LOVE!) Preacher; I liked Watchmen. What should I read next? [more inside]
posted by wonderyak on Mar 12, 2009 - 52 answers

Understanding Commerce

What should I sell at this year's Stumptown Comics Festival? [more inside]
posted by EatTheWeak on Mar 11, 2009 - 8 answers

Recomend any good Wonder Woman stories?

Recommend any good Wonder Woman graphic novels/storylines? [more inside]
posted by bartleby on Mar 9, 2009 - 8 answers

Help me find an artist for collaboration.

I have a story and I'm looking for an artist to collaborate for little to no money on a sci-fi comic book. I will pay for the actual production (it will be a limited run to accompany a record), so I have at least that to offer to the artist. Know of any websites/forums that help foster this labor-of-love type collaboration between media? [more inside]
posted by nosila on Feb 23, 2009 - 5 answers

How did R. Crumb and Jim Woodring do it?

How can I effectively self-publish my comic book? [more inside]
posted by cmoj on Feb 11, 2009 - 10 answers

Help me out of my funnybook funk

I'm looking for new comics to read. I know it's been asked before, but things change. I want my subscription box to be fuller. [more inside]
posted by lhauser on Feb 8, 2009 - 13 answers

Why the last man?

What caused the event in "Y: The Last Man"? Spoilers inside. [more inside]
posted by jbickers on Feb 8, 2009 - 8 answers

Supervillians with scars.

Who are the coolest supervillains with distinguishing scars? [more inside]
posted by Steph1en on Feb 8, 2009 - 31 answers

Who was the artist who learned to draw hands really well?

Who was the comic book artist who improved his hand-drawing skills to mastery? [more inside]
posted by lore on Jan 29, 2009 - 6 answers

Penny for your Bat-Thoughts?

Why does Batman keep a giant penny and a huge replica of a Tyrannosaurus Rex in the Bat Cave? [more inside]
posted by Spyder's Game on Jan 8, 2009 - 6 answers

Iron Man Comics

Recommend me some Iron Man comics. [more inside]
posted by penguinliz on Jan 5, 2009 - 17 answers

Help me remember this comic book artist.

Who was this comic book artist? [more inside]
posted by Brandon Blatcher on Jan 3, 2009 - 6 answers

What's an interesting backstory to my character?

Flex your creative muscle and help me design a superhero! [more inside]
posted by nimkip on Dec 10, 2008 - 22 answers

Can you suggest some comic books in trade paperback based on what I have already read and enjoyed?

Can you suggest some comic books in trade paperback based on what I have already read and enjoyed? [more inside]
posted by DrDreidel on Nov 16, 2008 - 19 answers

Just who came up with Rex the Wonder Dog, anyway?

I'm looking to learn more about the history of the comic book industry. [more inside]
posted by the bricabrac man on Nov 8, 2008 - 11 answers

Trying to find an old comic book story

Have you ever seen a snake-like arm and hand coming up out of the toilet? [more inside]
posted by woodblock100 on Nov 8, 2008 - 8 answers

Portable Comic Readers

Portable comic readers. I'm looking for a USB-connectable device on which I can throw .cbr and .cbz (or .rar and .zip respectively) files onto it, and be able to view them on the device the same way CDisplay does on the PC. What affordable devices are capable of doing this? Think Kindle, but for comics. [more inside]
posted by Ziggy Zaga on Nov 7, 2008 - 18 answers

Looking for english-language blog about french graphic novels.

I'm looking for english-language blogs about french or franco-belgian comic books or graphic novels. [more inside]
posted by yeoz on Nov 6, 2008 - 4 answers

Is Krazy Kat singing a real song?

Is Krazy Kat singing a real song in this strip from 1935? [more inside]
posted by BlackLeotardFront on Nov 5, 2008 - 3 answers

Looking for new comics to read

I need some recommendations for daily comic strips to read [more inside]
posted by reenum on Oct 28, 2008 - 38 answers

Help me find my next favorite graphic novel.

Help me find my next favorite graphic novel. [more inside]
posted by jbickers on Oct 21, 2008 - 40 answers

Cartoon and comics major programs

Are there any US colleges or universities that offer majors in comics and cartooning (the traditional 2D variety, not 3D animation)?
posted by zainsubani on Oct 12, 2008 - 19 answers

Post-apocalypse in comic book form?

Comic Book Recommendation: What well-done series are like the Age of Apocalypse? (Whole-Earth holocaust featuring emotionally vulnerable resistance fighters/mutants/superheroes) [more inside]
posted by cowbellemoo on Oct 11, 2008 - 14 answers

inDesign/Photoshop/DIY comics question

self-publishing/layout question: I've drawn my comic to have 8.5" X 11" (21.6 cm X 27.9cm) dimensions. I want to shrink it down to fit in a 17cm X 26 cm comic book. [more inside]
posted by radiocontrolled on Sep 24, 2008 - 4 answers

Looking for Good Writing about Comics

Favorite philosophical, historical, analytic, or lit-critical essays about comic books? [more inside]
posted by gerryblog on Sep 19, 2008 - 10 answers

How can I store comic books?

I am looking for some uber-cool comic book storage ideas. I am not really down with the boring cardboard boxes; however the storage does need to be of of the box and/or cabinet variety. Does anyone have any suggestions?
posted by AlliKat75 on Aug 26, 2008 - 4 answers

Lovecraftian Lawsuits Pt II

This is a bit of a follow up to this question. I'm contemplating a small comics project staring a fictionalised version of HP Lovecraft (something I've done before but thsi will be slight higher profile) and the title will be something along the lnes of "H.P. Lovecraft's World of Weirdness". Is the use of his name in the title like that, which might imply some kind of authorship or endorsement or somesuch, likely to bring the Lovecraft estate down on me like a ton of bricks?
posted by Artw on Aug 26, 2008 - 7 answers

Bug Hunters

UK 80s gaming magazine question: Who drew "Bug Hunters", the comic strip with the big four armed robot, for CRASH and C&VG magazine? [more inside]
posted by Artw on Aug 18, 2008 - 2 answers

Help me find this silly Peanuts/Snoopy comic strip!

I'd like to track down a specific Peanuts strip from my childhood memories, but I have no idea how to search for it. [more inside]
posted by melorama on Aug 18, 2008 - 8 answers

Where can I find English translations of European comics?

Is there any database or online fan community focused on translating European comics? [more inside]
posted by monkeyagent on Aug 14, 2008 - 2 answers

What is a losing money sound effect?

What is a sound effect for the act of spending or losing money as would appear in a comic book or TV cartoon? [more inside]
posted by Phcyso on Aug 7, 2008 - 18 answers


Hey, FontFilter! It's FONT-SPOTTIN' TIME! [more inside]
posted by Shepherd on Aug 6, 2008 - 13 answers

Help me be a cool comics-buying mom

In search of dark, gory, female-centered, Asian, did I mention dark, comics/graphic novels. [more inside]
posted by ClaudiaCenter on Jul 27, 2008 - 38 answers

Name this comic

A while back I remember reading a review of a comic/graphic novel. It was a superhero story but from the point of view of an ordinary person/people. [more inside]
posted by fearfulsymmetry on Jul 23, 2008 - 12 answers

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