Highlighting some great comics criticism being published, as well as other random things that have caught my eye over the past week.
Before getting into Criticism and Whatnot, I'd just like to extend a Happy Father's Day to all those Dads out there (especially mine) who are out there being spectacular and teaching their children to be warm, empathetic, thoughtful, and kind.
You're all Daddy Cool.
* Nicole Rudick on Julie Doucet's CARPET SWEEPER TALES
* Rob Clough's survey of almost every release by RETROFIT COMICS
* Emma Houxbois on CLEAN ROOM #9
* Bob Levin on Austin English's GULAG CASUAL
* Alex Hoffman on Kevin Budnik's HANDBOOK
* Jason Wilkins on GMB Chomichuck's MIDNIGHT CITY: CORPSE BLOSSOM
* INK BRICK #5, a curated and beautiful comics poetry anthology, is available for pre-order.
* Allison O'Toole's MONSTER WOMEN: HARROW COUNTY AND THE WITCH
* Andy Oliver on this year's ELCAF
* Tom Spurgeon's COLLECTIVE MEMORY: CAKE 2016
* Chase Magnett answers the question, WHAT IS THE KEY DIFFERENCE BETWEEN THE CREATOR/READER CONTRACT FROM THE BIG TWO AND INDIE PUBLISHERS?
* Chase Magnett (again) interviews TOM KING
* Sean T. Collins interviews LISA HANAWALT
* Joey Alison Sayers' MISADVENTURES IN CAPITAL
* Allen Thomas' THE PRICE OF PAIN AS REPRESENTATION
* Kat Tanaka Okopnik's IN WHITEWASHING THE PULSE SHOOTING, WE DEHUMANIZE THE VICTIMS