| Dec 21, 2012
| 3:09 PM
If you're a fan of older comic books and comic strips, Fantagraphics is your Santa Claus. The 21st century has proved a golden age for the reproduction of classic comics, with stellar reprint series from Boom! Studios, IDW and others. But Fantagraphics is...
| Nov 2, 2012
| 8:57 AM
Thing 3: With a first-time big-league manager, it will be imperative for the Miami Marlins to put a trusted resource by Mike Redmond's side as his bench coach.
Ideally, that bench coach should be fluent in Spanish to help handle that increasingly...
| Nov 30, 2010
Although he neither coined the term "graphic novel" nor invented the form, Will Eisner ranks among America's most celebrated and influential sequential artists. The creator of "The Spirit" (a comic book hero who solved crimes without recourse to...
| Feb 15, 2012
| 2:29 PM
Glaciers, mountains, whales and fresh fish — scads of fresh fish — all await visitors to southeast Alaska. But if you come by cruise ship, scads of tacky dockside shops and huge crowds also await.
Last summer, cruise liners disgorged 876,...
| Dec 13, 2009
What a long way comics have come. Routinely vilified by parents half a century ago, they now "confidently [stride] into bookstores, museums, and universities," note Art Spiegelman and Françoise Mouly in their monumental "The Toon Treasury of Classic...