Etelka Lehoczky

Etelka Lehoczky appears in the following:

'Faith' Makes Fat A Force To Reckon With

Wednesday, July 06, 2016

Valiant Comics' plus-size superhero is starring in her first solo book — and while the story (and her costume) underwhelm, Faith herself is a glorious creation; smart, compassionate, geeky and fun.


Hot Dogs Against Conformity In 'Taste Test'

Tuesday, June 21, 2016

If you're the kind of person who'd wear a hot dog costume to a princess party, you'll love Lisa Hanawalt's lushly illustrated, off-the-wall diary/food meditation/travelogue Hot Dog Taste Test.


'Where's Warhol?' Turns The Waldo Concept Into A Work Of Art

Wednesday, May 04, 2016

High art is highly entertaining in this grown-up goof on the Where's Waldo? books. Readers hunt down a tiny Andy Warhol against a series of elaborately detailed art and culture-themed backgrounds.


No Pink, But Plenty Of Red, In Hack-N-Slash 'Fairyland'

Sunday, May 01, 2016

Skottie Young's comic may horrify (or delight) the parents of princess-obsessed kids. It's the story of a not-so-little girl who's gone a little violent after 27 years trapped in a sparkly fairyland.


God And Sex Workers — Plus Cartoons — In 'Mary Wept'

Saturday, April 16, 2016

Chester Brown's new graphic novel is hard to categorize — a work of lay scholarship about prostitution in the Bible that's simultaneously ideosyncratic, meticulous, imaginative and heretical.


A Spanish Comic Book Exposes Franco's Orphanages

Sunday, April 03, 2016

Carlos Giménez's graphic novel Paracuellos is an unflinching memoir of his time in the orphanages of Franco's Spain; it makes the experiences of a few boys in the 1950s inescapably universal.


Lurid And Ludicrous, 'Shock SuspenStories' Will Make Your Eyes Pop

Wednesday, March 30, 2016

A new collection reprints the first six issues of EC Comics' classic 1950s pulp horror series. Packed with gore and goofiness, these may, in fact, be the comics your mother warned you about.


True Love And Time Travel In 'Patience'

Tuesday, March 22, 2016

Comic artist Dan Clowes takes a new direction in his latest graphic novel — which starts with a rare moment of happiness for its main characters. Does it last? Spoiler alert: No.


Wild Energy Flows Free In A Feminist Comics Anthology

Thursday, March 10, 2016

The Complete Wimmen's Comix collects two decades of the groundbreaking all-women series. Critic Etelka Lehoczky calls it a "frenetic, anarchic, occasionally kamikaze production."


'Charlie Chan:' An Imaginary Cartoonist Draws A Very Real Homeland

Saturday, March 05, 2016

The Art of Charlie Chan Hock Chye feels like Singapore between two covers. The pressure-cooker country — tiny and polyglot, globally competitive and politically repressive — seems to have been poured into this dense book. As if to make it an even more authentic representation of its homeland, Charlie Chan ...


A Sampler Of Web Comics To Keep You Clicking

Sunday, January 31, 2016

Webcomics have matured a lot in recent years. Today's clickables aren't necessarily artistically superior to those created a decade ago, but they radiate a certain confidence and, in some cases, a more experimental vibe. That may be partly because fast connection speeds provide a more seamless reader experience, and partly ...


Classic Sci-Fi Comic 'Eternaut' Fights The Power

Wednesday, December 02, 2015

What's science fiction supposed to look like? It's a question that absorbed Argentine writer Héctor Germán Oesterheld, author of the epic comic strip The Eternaut. In the late 1950s, when The Eternaut was serialized in a Buenos Aires newspaper, science fiction was dominated by images of spaceships and faraway planets ...


Slices Of Life Fill 'Our Expanding Universe'

Saturday, November 28, 2015

When Alex Robinson's comic Box Office Poison was published as one big graphic novel in 2001, readers may have been startled by the book's epilogue. Robinson's meandering account of twentysomething urban dwellers navigating ordinary life was hardly Friends, but it wasn't a downer either. There was a strong sense that ...


'Two Brothers' Tells A Passionate Tale Of Brazil In Black And White

Tuesday, November 10, 2015

Wild foliage, the cries of fishmongers, near-crazed love, musty rooms and forbidden sex overspill Brazilian author Milton Hatoum's 2000 novel The Brothers. For Fábio Moon and Gabriel Bá, adapting this book into comic form must have seemed both scary and inevitable. The second novel from the multiple-award-winning Hatoum, it concerns ...


Rage And Humor Alternate In 'Arab Of The Future'

Thursday, October 29, 2015

Riad Sattouf's sense of irony goes deeper than his bones: It runs in his lines. Inside every panel of The Arab of the Future, his graphical memoir of his early childhood, Sattouf's pen frisks and wiggles like it hasn't a care in the world. But both his drawings and his ...


A 'Story' Of Much More Than Cancer

Friday, October 16, 2015

Life surges and flows, unstoppable, in Jennifer Hayden's graphic novel The Story Of My Tits. This autobiography may be loosely organized around Hayden's experience of having breasts and losing them to cancer, but it's far more than just a record of the existence of two bumps of flesh. It's also ...


Sloths Against Humanity in 'Memetic'

Thursday, October 15, 2015

A wish, frail and plaintive, lies at the heart of James Tynion IV's zombie apocalypse comic. Its presence goes a long way toward explaining why Memetic, which on a flip-through might seem like just another splatter tale, is actually fun to think about after you're done reading it — and ...


Robot Birds Teach Kids To Program In 'Secret Coders'

Wednesday, October 07, 2015

Four-eyed robot birds really shouldn't be necessary to get kids excited about computers. For that matter, Gene Luen Yang and Mike Holmes' whole book (in which four-eyed robot birds are prominently featured) ought to be laughably superfluous to the education of today's youth. With computers mediating everything we do, exchanging ...


The Mysteries Of Family, Captured In 'Invisible Ink'

Saturday, October 03, 2015

A family story is always something of a mystery story. The mystery, of course, is, "How could I possibly have come from these people?" The more you know about your family, the more the mystery deepens. How has it affected your life's path that your great-uncle sold insurance, or that ...


In 'Intro To Alien Invasion' College Students Transform Into Insectoids

Saturday, September 19, 2015

September is about more than kids heading off to school, all bright shining faces and expensive new electronics. This month also kicks off a horrifying gauntlet of fear, tedium and aggravation (mostly aggravation) for a beleaguered species, the college professor.

Or so Owen King and Mark Jude Poirier suggest in ...