Ask me what my favorite comic strip is I say “Calvin and Hobbes”. I thought about it once and determined “The Far Side” was actually my favorite. It is lock step with my sense of humor, I find it a work of genius. The observations are uncanny yet on target.
Check out this short history of “The Far Side” and it’s creator Gary Larson.
On the Far Side
(via Today I Found Out)
Maybe you think comics are pictures of people walking and talking and beating each other up. Well, comics are art, which means… new ideas, new innovations.” A rarely seen 1978 documentary about the comics business has shown up online for the very first time, and it’s must-watch material for folks who want to see some of comics’ most important talents in their prime.
Source: Rare 1970s DC vs. Marvel Documentary Time-Travels Back to Glory Days of Old-School Comics
Getting the itch for comic books again. After getting the Hilda series to read for my son, I’m reinvigorated.
Paul Pope’s Battling Boy seems right up my alley. Monsters, supernatural, fun and a little weird. Check out the preview at Boing Boing. Here is a review from Boing Boing.