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December 31, 2013
TMW in review
A few personal favorites from 2013.
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December 20, 2013
From the days before the War on Christmas, when people understood that Santa Claus was a white man who festooned the tree with cigarettes.
Cartoon flashback: Christmas edition
A cartoon from Spin magazine, circa 1994, that’s been floating around online lately. Holds up depressingly well. (Click to embiggen).
November 27, 2013
A seasonal reminder
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November 8, 2013
It’s that time again
As most of you probably know, it has become a sort of tradition for me to close out the year with a couple of Year in Review cartoons, which mainly serve the purpose of letting me get far enough ahead on my work that I can take off some time at the holidays like a normal human being. (Last year’s examples here and here.) As always, reader input is actively solicited! Please send your nominations for the most absurd/outrageous/head-exploding stories of the past year to tomtomorrow (at) gmail. To sweeten the pot a little, when the cartoons are done I’ll select a name at random to receive a signed print, or something similar.
November 6, 2013
The legendary comics publisher hit a rough financial patch after the recent death of company co-founder Kim Thompson, and they’re holding a Kickstarter to try to make up the shortfall.
Last summer, I had the privilege of writing an introduction to the 1991-1992 volume of their Complete Peanuts series (to be published in May). I have every one of the previous volumes; Peanuts was one of my earliest and most profound influences, and was essentially the comic that taught me to love comics. Being asked to contribute to one of those books felt like one of the highest honors I’ve ever received.
One of the Kickstarter incentives is a copy of that volume with a bookplate signed by me. I feel a little odd about that — it feels a bit like a street grafitti artist being asked to tag the Sistine Chapel — but I was also happy to help out in any way I could.
Anyway, please consider contributing to keep Fantagraphics afloat. My shelves are full of their books, and probably yours are too. The world would be a poorer place without them.
October 30, 2013
Because insurance companies are marvels of efficiency and customer service
October 28, 2013
This week’s cartoon
(Susie Cagle and I both received visits from the same muse last week — her cartoon on the so-called “sexy” Halloween costume trend is here. Happily we only overlapped on drones!)
And speaking of Halloween (this was actually my kid’s idea):
October 21, 2013
This week’s cartoon: TEA PARTY LOGIC!
–Read it on Daily Kos.
–Read it on The Nation (coming).
ALSO: a bonus cartoon this week exclusive to Medium.com:
Security Trek: The Next Generation!