– I Live Here, the new book from Mia Kirshner, which features comics by Joe Sacco and Phoebe Gloeckner, has its own blog now.
– I rather like this feature over at The Washington Post, where readers get to vote on a four editorial cartoons, picking which one delivered the sharpest satire.
– Over at the Comics Reporter, Tom Spurgeon interviews French Milk author Lucy Kinsley.
– I really enjoyed this highly amusing take on Galactus by Phil McAndrew
– Eddie Campbell uses the new Joker graphic novel as a jumping off point to talk about why comic book artists can’t seem to draw clothes properly:
Note that the Joker’s coat folds right over left in the universal manner of women’s coats instead of that of menswear, left over right. I apologise for picking on this artist, but I see the same problem all over the place. It can happen because the artist is looking in a mirror, but the overwhelming reason in the last twenty years is that comic book artists generally speaking, though there are a few fashion plates to give exception to the rule, are the worst dressed people in the world who mostly get around in t-shirts and draw people in leotards.
– John Jakala notes that his daughter’s day care has banned all superhero-related material from the premises, and wonders whether how harmful they may actually be to young children.
– Here are some one-sentence comic synopses. (synopsises?)