Back — after a hiatus to allow our new-look website to complete construction and be unveiled — with more delightful artwork from the commemorative book celebrating the twenty-fifth anniversary of Jack & Charlie’s, that Manhattan restaurant and watering hole for the movers and shakers that was better known as “21.” If you missed our two […]
Knowing that persons everywhere are looking for new diversions during the current global circumstances, it occurred to us that we may be getting casual browsers stopping by this space for only the first or second time. They may find themselves wondering, “What’s this whole Library of American Comics thing about, anyway?” This entry is a […]
Following up on our previous entry in this space devoted to the New York hotspot “21” and its tribute book, The Iron Gate (see that first installment here), please enjoy these six additional images … Watch this space in coming days for more artwork from the pages of The Iron Gate!
The Air Force Association (AFA) was founded in 1945 when the head of the Army Air Forces, General Hap Arnold, campaigned for the creation of a veterans group that would support establishing the Air Force as a separate branch of the military. Chapters of the AFA blossomed in major cities coast to coast, and when […]
We received the sad news that my good friend Dale Crain has died. We were the same age and had known each other since the ‘80s, when I ran Eclipse and he worked at Fantagraphics. Dale was a great comics historian and hands-down the best archival comics restorer I know. In LOAC’s early days, when […]
Greetings to all our visitors — I’ve been quiet in recent weeks because my wife has been under the weather and I’ve been running the household by myself (she’s much better now, thanks!). It was a challenge, even before the current circumstances fully took hold. We trust all our readers are acting responsibly and staying […]
Don’t miss Art Spiegelman’s insightful 5000-word review of Screwball! by Paul Tumey in the New York Review of Books! “The future of comics is in the past, and Paul Tumey does a heroic job of casting a fresh light on the hidden corners of that past in Screwball! The Cartoonists Who Made the Funnies Funny. […]