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Etelka Lehoczky

Etelka Lehoczky appears in the following:

'Arab Of The Future 2' Continues Risky Truth-Telling

Tuesday, September 20, 2016

Cartoonist Riad Sattouf continues his scathing memoir of his childhood in Syria and Libya. Just as in the first volume, his disgust for the oddities and outrages around him is palpable on the page.

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Margaret Atwood Plays With The Superhero Genre In 'Angel Catbird'

Sunday, September 11, 2016

Atwood may be best known as a novelist, but she's also a creator of comics — her new comic, Angel Catbird, is the gleefully subversive tale of a DNA-altered, superpowered cat-bird-man.

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'Marlys' Collection Dips Back Into Lynda Barry's Sweet, Squirmy World

Tuesday, August 16, 2016

Drawn & Quarterly has reissued a compilation of strips from Lynda Barry's Ernie Pook's Comeek, starring irrepressible eight-year-old Marlys Mullen. Barry's sweeping lines are instantly recognizable.

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Beats Bubble Up In The Latest Volume Of 'Hip Hop Family Tree'

Thursday, August 11, 2016

Ed Piskor is back with another volume of his popular Hip Hop Family Tree series, this time chronicling the acts — from the Beastie Boys to one-hit wonders — that rose to the top in 1984 and 1985.

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Good, Evil And Long Black Tentacles Make A 'Monstress'

Tuesday, August 02, 2016

Gaudy beauty and extravagant horror twine around each other in Marjorie Liu's new graphic novel Monstress. It's the story of a girl caught up in a war of magic in which neither side comes off well.

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'Meat Cake Bible' Is Packed With Frills, Chills And ... Pez?

Saturday, July 30, 2016

Graphic artist, fortuneteller, musician and mischief maker Dame Darcy published the comic Meat Cake from 1993 to 2008. This new compilation is packed full of all the things that obsessed her.

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Minicomics May Be Small, But They Pack Big Thrills

Wednesday, July 27, 2016

Minicomics are kind of a relic — few artists now want to go to the trouble of printing and distributing paper comics. But there are still a few out there that are worth the trouble of hunting down.

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'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.

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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.

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'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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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."

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'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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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