If the funnies in your local paper have gotten you down, with their limited space and xeroxed gags, why not take the wayback machine to the Golden Age of newspaper strips, courtesy of Gocomics' Origins of the Sunday comics
? Started July last year
and curated by Peter Maresca, it shows off how sophisticated and beautiful the American comic strip was almost from its birth in the 1890ties .
There are comics, print and online, and then there are comics reporters and comics critics finding obscure yet remarkable manga and strips. High-Low
offers reviews of comics from a Comics Journal
critic. The Comics Reporter
recently published a list of upcoming comics events. Comics212
founded the Toronto Comic Arts Festival
which is going on today. Comics Worth Reading
weeds out the chaff so you don't have to. Comic Book Resources
is a news source with columns and reviews. The Beat
take a look at comics culture. [more inside]
Make your own web strip.
Drawing skills not required.
Like crack for your mouth!
Throw your Altoids
away! CoolMint Listerine PocketPaks are little strips of breath-freshening goodness that don't just mask bad-smelling mouth germs--they kill the little buggers. Makes other breath mints seem like candy. Anybody else try them yet? As a reformed Altoids abuser, I can safely say I'm addicted.