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[Originally Published @ Thirteen Minutes] Nurse Nurse (Sparkplug Comic Books): I’d previously read and enjoyed a couple random issues of Katie Skelly’s populist punk adventure series that Dylan Williams had given me at San Diego Comic-Con years ago, so I … Continue reading

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[Originally Published @ Thirteen Minutes] Passage (Sparkplug Comic Books): Ostensibly, this 32 page graphic novella is about celebrating her brother’s atypical rite of passage into adulthood, but it also serves as Tessa’s own small scale coming of age story. It’s … Continue reading

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www.comicsbeat.com/2011/09/10/rip-dylan-williams/ www.comicsreporter.com/index.php/dylan_williams_rip/ dominobooksnews.com/2011/09/11/dylan/ www.tcj.com/dylan-williams-r-i-p/ I feel absolutely crushed by this news. I can only imagine what his family and close friends may be going though, but my thoughts are with them. For now, all I can seem to dwell on … Continue reading

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I never post this sort of “help” message, but Dylan is an absolute man of honor in the small press field, and quite frankly, the Sparkplug worldview is something the industry could use more of. I don’t want to say … Continue reading

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$6, 48 pages www.sparkplugcomicbooks.com The Disgusting Room is the long-awaited, full color, saddle-stitched extravaganza that joins the recent Newsprint Revivalist Movement. It dives fearlessly into a painted, crayoned, and markered(?) abstract expressionistic style that is probably unlike anything else you’ll … Continue reading

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$4, 24 pages www.sparkplugcomicbooks.com Brubaker continues the biographical account of Dr. Wilhelm Reich, whose controversial “discovery” of orgone – the hidden sexual energy present in living beings, rocked the psychoanalytical world. I’m not sure if I ever noticed this before … Continue reading

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www.sparkplugcomicbooks.com 144 pages, $20 This anthology promises to “illuminate the past, present, and future of queer history makers.” The pieces range from biographical to traditional autobio, to speculative ethereal wonderment. The book is certainly “mini-comics,” but it’s a very stout … Continue reading

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