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Archive for December 3rd, 2012

The Hawkeye Initiative

Yesterday on Tumblr, cartoonist Noelle Stevenson posted “how to fix every Strong Female Character pose in superhero comics: replace the character with Hawkeye doing the same thing.” The internet started doing just that with The Hawkeye Initiative.

Here’s my submission.


Symbolia magazine launched today – a regular (and beautiful looking) comics journalism publication founded by Erin Polgreen. Featuring good reads from the likes of Susie Cagle, Sarah Glidden, and others, this gets my full endorsement. And with Cartoon Movement’s comic journalism on indefinite hiatus, Symbolia is carrying the torch for serious, non-fiction reportage comics.

It’s available online by subscription only in two forms:


I sold the original for last Monday’s cartoon so I thought I’d take a sec to remind you that most of them are for sale – look for the “buy orginal” button on the bottom of each post. I haven’t gone through and done the archives so if you’d like something from there, just email me about availability. Here’s what they look like:


The Fiscal Cliff of Metaphorical Gibberish