Comics I like about philosophers
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Comics I like about philosophers

Reich, Elijah Brubaker (2007-2014) An incredibly ambitious, well researched biographical comic series about Wilhelm Reich, one of Freud’s defectors who combined his psychoanalytic practice with political theory. He’s something of a fringe figure. There’s a pretty good review here. The Index vol. 1, Caitlin Cass (2015) A most charming comic exploring philosophical ideas and featuring … Continue reading

Recommended: Frontier #13 (Richie Pope)
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Recommended: Frontier #13 (Richie Pope)

Frontier’s latest offering, Fatherson by Richie Pope is a colourful work which explores, in Pope’s words, “the gaze and experience around black fatherhood.” The comic reads more like an illustrated book (perhaps to mimic a children’s book?) but its simplicity is deceptive. The narrative playfully collapses the role of adult and child, confusing your reading … Continue reading

Teaser: Dirty Diamonds #6
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Teaser: Dirty Diamonds #6

It is my pleasure to announce that I’ll be contributing to the women’s comic anthology, Dirty Diamonds! This will be the anthology’s 6th issue and the theme is “Beauty.” So I’m very much looking forward to reading everyone’s take on it. The Kickstarter launches on June 2nd; please consider contributing so that editors Kelly & … Continue reading

Panthor Launch
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Panthor Launch

Panthor is a full colour comic about an assassin with a handlebar mustache and a very agile penis. Honestly, I tried to think of a better way to introduce the book but that’s the best I can do. Like all of Manczyk’s comics, they are pretty absurd and the launch was no different. I’ve gone … Continue reading