Literature, ModernCartoons as Topic: Images used to comment on such things as contemporary events, social habits, or political trends; usually executed in a broad or abbreviated manner.Wit and Humor as Topic: The faculty of expressing the amusing, clever, or comical or the keen perception and cleverly apt expression of connections between ideas that awaken amusement and pleasure. (From Random House Unabridged Dictionary, 2d ed)Science: The study of natural phenomena by observation, measurement, and experimentation.Knowledge: The body of truths or facts accumulated in the course of time, the cumulated sum of information, its volume and nature, in any civilization, period, or country.Tripterygium: A plant genus of the family CELASTRACEAE that is a source of triterpenoids and diterpene epoxides such as triptolide.Mescaline: Hallucinogenic alkaloid isolated from the flowering heads (peyote) of Lophophora (formerly Anhalonium) williamsii, a Mexican cactus used in Indian religious rites and as an experimental psychotomimetic. Among its cellular effects are agonist actions at some types of serotonin receptors. It has no accepted therapeutic uses although it is legal for religious use by members of the Native American Church.Encyclopedias as Topic: Works containing information articles on subjects in every field of knowledge, usually arranged in alphabetical order, or a similar work limited to a special field or subject. (From The ALA Glossary of Library and Information Science, 1983)Mali: A country in western Africa, east of MAURITANIA and south of ALGERIA. Its capital is Bamako. From 1904-1920 it was known as Upper Senegal-Niger; prior to 1958, as French Sudan; 1958-1960 as the Sudanese Republic and 1959-1960 it joined Senegal in the Mali Federation. It became an independent republic in 1960.Love: Affection; in psychiatry commonly refers to pleasure, particularly as it applies to gratifying experiences between individuals.Games, Experimental: Games designed to provide information on hypotheses, policies, procedures, or strategies.Grief: Normal, appropriate sorrowful response to an immediate cause. It is self-limiting and gradually subsides within a reasonable time.Leeches: Annelids of the class Hirudinea. Some species, the bloodsuckers, may become temporarily parasitic upon animals, including man. Medicinal leeches (HIRUDO MEDICINALIS) have been used therapeutically for drawing blood since ancient times.MedlinePlus: NATIONAL LIBRARY OF MEDICINE service for health professionals and consumers. It links extensive information from the National Institutes of Health and other reviewed sources of information on specific diseases and conditions.Television: The transmission and reproduction of transient images of fixed or moving objects. An electronic system of transmitting such images together with sound over a wire or through space by apparatus that converts light and sound into electrical waves and reconverts them into visible light rays and audible sound. (From Webster, 3rd ed)Dolphins: Mammals of the families Delphinidae (ocean dolphins), Iniidae, Lipotidae, Pontoporiidae, and Platanistidae (all river dolphins). Among the most well-known species are the BOTTLE-NOSED DOLPHIN and the KILLER WHALE (a dolphin). The common name dolphin is applied to small cetaceans having a beaklike snout and a slender, streamlined body, whereas PORPOISES are small cetaceans with a blunt snout and rather stocky body. (From Walker's Mammals of the World, 5th ed, pp978-9)Commerce: The interchange of goods or commodities, especially on a large scale, between different countries or between populations within the same country. It includes trade (the buying, selling, or exchanging of commodities, whether wholesale or retail) and business (the purchase and sale of goods to make a profit). (From Random House Unabridged Dictionary, 2d ed, p411, p2005 & p283)MuseumsReceptors, Immunologic: Cell surface molecules on cells of the immune system that specifically bind surface molecules or messenger molecules and trigger changes in the behavior of cells. Although these receptors were first identified in the immune system, many have important functions elsewhere.AfricaSouth Africa: A republic in southern Africa, the southernmost part of Africa. It has three capitals: Pretoria (administrative), Cape Town (legislative), and Bloemfontein (judicial). Officially the Republic of South Africa since 1960, it was called the Union of South Africa 1910-1960.New YorkDucksHepatitis B Virus, Duck: A DNA virus that closely resembles human hepatitis B virus. It has been recovered from naturally infected ducks.
  • The Goethe-Institutes in Denmark, Finland, Ireland, Norway, Sweden, and the UK organized workshops, exhibitions and exchanges between comic artists from those countries and Germany during 2016 and 2017. (goethe.de)
  • In August 2016 Rebellion Purchased The IPC/Fleetway comics back catalogue of British comics and characters and in July 2017 published Buster classic The leopard from Lime St.With other Buster strips Marney the fox to follow in October and Faceache in December 2017,with other comics characters from the pages of Scream also going to be published in what is hopefully the resurgence of British Comics. (wikipedia.org)
  • Attendees arrive dressed as their favourite comic characters for the MCM London Comic Con, a convention to celebrate the culture of comic books and related art forms, in London, Britain, May 25, 2018. (reuters.com)
  • For instance, there was Superman's renunciation of his American citizenship in 2011's Action Comics #900: "Truth, justice and the American way-it's not enough anymore," Big Blue complained before announcing he was headed to the United Nations to give up his citizenship. (nationalreview.com)
  • Everything related to print comics (comic books, graphic novels, and strips) and web comics. (reddit.com)
  • In contrast to multi-panel strips, which may involve extended dialogue in speech balloons, a typical panel comic has only one spoken line, printed in a caption beneath the panel itself. (wikipedia.org)
  • Many panel comics are syndicated and published daily, on a newspaper page with other syndicated cartoons that are collectively known as comic strips. (wikipedia.org)
  • Major comic strips in panel format include The Far Side, Dennis the Menace, The Family Circus, Ziggy, Herman and Ripley's Believe It or Not. (wikipedia.org)
  • There are two major styles used in newspaper comics, single panels and strips. (wikipedia.org)
  • By the 1920s, many newspapers had a comics page on which many strips were collected together. (wikipedia.org)
  • At around the same time, Rodolphe Töpffer (Switzerland) and Wilhelm Busch (Germany) published many comic strips. (wikipedia.org)
  • from the SS magazine Das Schwarze Korps (April 25, 1940) In post-war (the 1950s and 1960s) West Germany, comic books and strips were largely inspired by American models. (wikipedia.org)
  • The comic carried a mixture of humour and adventure strips, featuring the title character Buster and a host of other characters. (wikipedia.org)
  • Greg Walker said his father, along with "Peanuts" and Charlie Brown creator Charles Schultz, pioneered the gag-a-day format of comic strips, breaking form the serial story lines of the day. (reuters.com)
  • He certainly was an icon, the last cartoonist of the golden age of comic strips," he said on his Facebook page. (reuters.com)
  • As the bold and sometimes cantankerously opinionated editor of Fantagraphics, Groth has published and championed many of the finest cartoonists working today (including as it happens, many of those discussed here), and he has long battled on behalf of what we now call "the graphic novel" over what he considers mass market junk (though he uses a somewhat more biting epithet), which is to say: superhero comics. (nytimes.com)
  • This website brings together contemporary cartoonists, comic artists and illustrators from the above named countries and Germany whose works deal with immigration, stereotypes and prejudices about foreignness. (goethe.de)
  • Tapas (formerly known as Tapastic) has been an useful if not sketchy platform for cartoonists, hosting independently made comics and published comics that are in need of web distribution. (tcj.com)
  • MUSCLE TEMPLE is a group of professional comic artists and cartoonists mostly living and working in Los Angeles. (kickstarter.com)
  • Read [the subreddit wiki](https://www.reddit.com/r/comics/wiki/index) for more information about the subreddit. (reddit.com)
  • For all the admirable effort to allow comics to tell different types of stories, there is also a creeping sameness to many of these comics: black-and-white, semi- or wholly autobiographical sketches of drifting daily life and its quiet epiphanies. (nytimes.com)
  • Whether you want to make a sci-fi, fantasy, superhero, comedy, slice-of-life, autobiographical or any other kind of comic then we'd love to see it and help you get to a point where you're happy with it. (meetup.com)
  • She has since written and drawn other autobiographical comics, fairy tales for kids, and a sci-fi audio drama. (macmillan.com)
  • A contemporary superhero comic set against the backdrop of organised crime, The Hunter launched to widespread critical acclaim and quickly built an international readership that stands at more than 130,000 through its innovative print and online distribution strategy. (prweb.com)
  • The main publishers of original material are Schwarzer Turm, Weissblech Comics, Gringo Comics, and Zwerchfell Verlag. (wikipedia.org)
  • Other comic publishers of licensed versions of foreign language material include Egmont Ehapa, Carlsen Comics, and others. (wikipedia.org)
  • In this in-depth interview, Mort Walker talks about growing up during the Great Depression, serving in the military, developing risque versions of his characters for overseas publishers, founding a comics art museum housed in a concrete castle, raising 10 kids, and much more. (tcj.com)
  • India and Hollywood moved a little bit closer Wednesday as film and TV producer-distributor Compact Disc India said it is close to a deal to develop animated features based on the characters and titles of comics publishers Platinum Studios and Radical Comics. (hollywoodreporter.com)
  • French Comics Framed will offer a rare opportunity to hear from bestselling authors , along with French and American publishers . (frenchculture.org)
  • German comics are comics written in the German language or by German-speaking creators, for the comic markets in Germany, Austria, and Switzerland. (wikipedia.org)
  • Much as in the American comic scene, creators interested in making more sophisticated comics have had to battle the prejudice that comics are a medium that is only suitable for children. (wikipedia.org)
  • WIP Comics (or Work in Progress Comics, to give it it's full name) is a group made to help aspiring artists, writers and comic creators move their ideas and projects forward. (meetup.com)
  • Experience the CoMix" will give students the opportunity to present their own pop culture oriented school projects and develop an appreciation for comics and pop culture by attending panels about career opportunities and fostering their own skills as comic creators. (prweb.com)
  • Africa Comics" edges into that territory, as does some of the work in a tiny show ending Dec. 17 called "Political Cartoons From Nigeria" at Southfirst, a contemporary gallery in Williamsburg, Brooklyn. (nytimes.com)
  • We meet once a month to discuss what we're all currently working on, give and receive feedback and constructive criticism on our work, bounce ideas off each other for new projects, do drawing exercises to flex our creative muscles, and generally chat about the process of making comics and zines. (meetup.com)
  • It's not a comic that packs much of a punch visually but it's mostly attractive and easy to read and though it's subdued to the point of lethargy, I'm still curious to see how her work grows. (tcj.com)
  • Cambridge-based Emma Vieceli, who is inspired by a fusion of many different styles of comic, said: "I am delighted to have been able to work on this project. (redorbit.com)
  • This anthology explores tensions between the individualistic artistic ideals and the collective industrial realities of contemporary cultural production with eighteen all-new chapters presenting pioneering empirical research on the complexities and controversies of comics work. (palgrave.com)
  • Drawing upon diverse theoretical and methodological perspectives, an international and interdisciplinary cohort of cutting-edge researchers and practitioners intervenes in debates about cultural work and paves innovative directions for comics scholarship. (palgrave.com)
  • This isn't a comic I'd recommend lightly it can be very unsettling, with graphic violence and a pitch black sense of humor that won't work for every reader but its hard to imagine a more visceral experience coming out of comics anytime soon. (tor.com)
  • Reuters) - Mort Walker, the artist and creator of the decades-long running comic strip "Beetle Bailey" about the antics of a work-shirking Army private, died at his home Saturday, his family said. (reuters.com)
  • The French Comics Association is pleased to present the inaugural French Comics Framed , a monthlong festival devoted to highlighting the best work of Francophone comics artists and graphic novelists. (frenchculture.org)
  • Collins has been contracted by DC Comics to write three tie-ins to his critically acclaimed graphic novel "The Road to Perdition", which was adapted into the feature film. (google.com)
  • His serialized graphic novel, "The Factor," was nominated for an Eisner Award, and his publishing imprint, About Comics, has released works by several "New York Times" bestselling authors. (google.com)
  • The deal will launch with 324 Image digital graphic novels to be followed by frontlist single-issue periodical comics. (publishersweekly.com)
  • SEATTLE (AP) - Kim Thompson, co-publisher of influential Seattle-based publisher Fantagraphics Books - known for celebrated alternative comics, graphic novels and comic strip anthologies - has died. (yahoo.com)
  • Fantagraphics Books has been publishing alternative comics and graphic novels since 1976. (yahoo.com)
  • In addition to DCC's focus on education, the third annual Rocky Mountain Conference on Comics and Graphic Novels (ROMOCOCO), a literary conference focusing on the study and discussion of the ever-widening academic field of comics studies, will be held in conjunction with the con. (prweb.com)
  • CBC creates programs for students, schools and communities via comic books, graphic novels, and related media. (prweb.com)
  • Amazon on Thursday updated its Kindle application for iPad, adding support for children's books, comic books and graphic novels purchased for the Kindle platform. (appleinsider.com)
  • Comics and graphic novels are presented in Kindle Panel View for supported titles, showcasing the artwork in a panel by panel experience that reads as the author intended. (appleinsider.com)
  • Comic books, graphic novels and children's books first debuted on the Kindle platform late last year, with the launch of the Kindle Fire touchscreen tablet and its color display. (appleinsider.com)
  • quote name="MacVicta" url="/t/150709/kindle-for-ipad-adds-childrens-books-comics-graphic-novels#post_2127831"]The iPad gets too damn heavy at times. (appleinsider.com)
  • As well as some great Silver, Bronze and Modern Age comics I also have a wide variety of Key Issues, Variants and Graphic Novels. (ebay.co.uk)
  • An exhibition at The Cooper Union of over 50 graphic novel illustrations -presented for the first time in the United States-will take viewers through the history of Franco-Belgian comics art . (frenchculture.org)
  • My friends, we are living in a beautiful Golden Age of comic books about pro wrestling, and if you need evidence of the fact, you need look no further than the upcoming Muscle Temple anthology, currently being funded on Kickstarter. (kickstarter.com)
  • Lynx is the name of three fictional characters owned by DC Comics. (wikipedia.org)
  • The Robot Chicken DC Comics: Special Collection brings you the awesomeness of the DC Comics universe of characters as only Robot Chicken can, with amazing guest stars and the stop-motion sketch comedy you've come to love and enjoy. (apple.com)
  • After events in other DC titles, comics, the three core characters of the Birds of Prey- Oracle , Huntress and Black Canary -reunite to face a hidden villain that seems particularly determined to destroy what's left of Black Canary's life. (wired.com)
  • Academics have carried out a detailed analysis of the 700 head injuries suffered by characters in the Asterix comic books, in a paper published by a respected medical journal. (telegraph.co.uk)
  • Attendees dressed as their favourite comic characters arrive at the MCM London Comic Con. (reuters.com)
  • The Girl of Steel gets the cover girl treatment with the DC Comics Cover Girls Supergirl Statue, putting her in a sexy group of iconic characters that include Batgirl and Harley Quinn. (geekalerts.com)
  • Character and Object Descriptions provide descriptions of the significant characters as well as objects and places in Understanding Comics . (bookrags.com)
  • The In-Motion comic that was previewed was from Astonishing X-Men , written by Dollhouse creator Joss Whedon. (techradar.com)
  • Writer and creator Adam Hamdy is enthusiastic about the opportunities motion comics offer global audiences. (prweb.com)
  • The cosmological journey of ne'er-do-well John Difool, a quest through the structure of the universe, is recognized as one of the most influential comics of all time thanks to Jodorowsky's expansive narrative and Moebius's wildly imaginative art. (publishersweekly.com)
  • His innovative breakdowns-including the first four-page spread-expanded what could be done on a comic page. (publishersweekly.com)
  • Spring Heeled Jack: From the Tunnels of Hell Part One is a 35 page full colour comic has all the clues to solve the secrets surrounding the infamous Victorian bogeyman in the narrative. (lulu.com)
  • The last page of that final issue also revealed how every story in the comic ended, typically in a humorous reversal of the obvious, or expected, manner. (wikipedia.org)
  • Together we are going to publish a 60ish page, two-color, soft cover comic featuring funny and weird short comics and goofy illustrations about our love and passion… PRO WRESTLING! (kickstarter.com)
  • As a kid, I paid no attention to artists, but now I see that Cockrum's art more or less forms exactly what my idea of comic books look like. (metafilter.com)
  • That's exactly the word for the stealth-potency of this modest, first-time United States survey of original designs by 35 African artists who specialize in comic art. (nytimes.com)
  • The participating Goethe-Institutes have handpicked comic artists from Denmark, Finland, Germany, Ireland, Norway, Sweden, and the UK who were commissioned to contribute to the project. (goethe.de)
  • Most comics here were written by STEM educators, with art commissioned from either professional or student artists. (northeastern.edu)
  • People who want to break into the comics profession as artists and writers often think a whole bunch about the creative side of things, then only come to terms with the business side when they realize that's a huge part of it, too, often after they've already started working. (comicsalliance.com)
  • The exhibit takes the viewer on a journey through time and space, from Hergé 's well-known "ligne claire" (used most famously in the Tintin comics) to groundbreaking structural innovations by artists such as Fred , and to the new scene of French comics today, with images from cutting-edge artists such as Julie Maroh , David B. and Pénélope Bagieu . (frenchculture.org)
  • Towards the end of the century, superheroes, manga, and Calvin and Hobbes began to have a large presence in the translated comic market. (wikipedia.org)
  • Sinbad Comic is a screen-cap comic based on the incredible, incomparable, and inexplicable 1989 Lou Ferrigno film, Sinbad of the Seven Seas . (rinkworks.com)
  • Trajectory, a digital distributor and technology developer, has reached a global digital distribution agreement with fast-growing indie publisher Image Comics. (publishersweekly.com)
  • I only started paying serious attention to American comics in the late eighties, but thanks to local licencees being years behind and loads and loads of cheap back issues, I read a lot of seventies stuff as well. (metafilter.com)
  • Masters of American Comics," the ambitious historical survey split between the Jewish Museum in Manhattan and the Newark Museum, is truly a masterpiece show. (nytimes.com)
  • Aidan Koch , whose comic "Blue Period" was recently anthologized in Best American Comics 2014 . (huffingtonpost.com)
  • Blue Period" by Aidan Koch from BEST AMERICAN COMICS 2014 edited by Bill Kartalopoulos. (huffingtonpost.com)
  • I bought subsequent issues for a long, long time and also filled in the blanks by saving up my allowance and going to my local comic shop and picking up the previous 35 issues. (metafilter.com)
  • New Moon Comics, LLC is Your ONLINE Neighborhood Comic Shop! (ebay.com)
  • Warning: This comic will change the way you shop forever. (lulu.com)
  • Shop our wide variety of Comic Nerd Water Bottles to express your personality and shrink your environmental footprint. (cafepress.com)
  • Watchmen Motion Comics may contain mature material some viewers might not find suitable. (apple.com)
  • As with other motion comics already on sale through iTunes, the comics will feature spoken dialogue and panels that appear to be animated. (techradar.com)
  • The first motion comics have begun to hit television screens around the world, and it is easy to see why. (prweb.com)
  • Motion comics are a twenty-first century artform that can be distributed through traditional media such as television or DVD, but are also ideal for the Internet, wireless and handheld devices. (prweb.com)
  • Motion comics are well suited to a variety of distribution channels. (prweb.com)
  • books.google.com - Comics writers have fertile imaginations and great story-telling skill. (google.com)
  • All of which means that this article is no longer merely a typical exercise in comics related bullshit by Your Humble Author, as the five or six of you who regularly read this column have come to expect. (angelfire.com)
  • For details on the background and concept behind this unique comic Kickstarter, read the Sequart interview HERE . (kickstarter.com)
  • Instead of torturing yourself and pining for that mythical cathartic beer, stay home and read these comics to remind yourself why it's never gonna happen: He just doesn't get you and he is incapable of changing. (comicsalliance.com)
  • Indeed, it was so vigorous that one of the writers, J. H. Williams III, felt compelled to tweet: "I've just been told that threats of violence have been issued toward individuals at DC comics. (nationalreview.com)
  • Pulp sci-fi comics with a postmodern, Vertigo-style twist. (kickstarter.com)
  • Sexuality is just part of the story, and we believe that's a lot more "adult" than what some erroneously call "adult comics. (kickstarter.com)
  • It is acceptable to use "adult" thumbnails on comics which are also rated A, as restricted users cannot see A-rated comic thumbnails unless they are logged in. (google.com)
  • Until the beginning of the 1980s, German comics remained to a large extent limited to children's comics such as Rolf Kauka's Fix and Foxi (not to be confused with Atze's Fix und Fax) and what few works were produced for older readers were generally formulaic. (wikipedia.org)
  • However, there are examples of exceptional children's comics, such as Walter Moers' Captain Bluebear and Kleines Arschloch. (wikipedia.org)
  • Children's books, comic books and graphics novels on the iPad are presented in full color. (appleinsider.com)