Documentary, Boiled Angels: The Mike Diana Trial

Documentary, Boiled Angels: The Mike Diana Trial

The documentary “Boiled Angels: The Trial of Mike Diana” about the incredible and crazy story of the events and the trial that took the American cartoonist Mike Diana to prison premiered on 31 March at the IFC Center. Mike Diana (New York, 1969) is, to … Read more

Melvin vs. E.T. The story of Joaquín Blázquez (2006)

Melvin vs. E.T. The story of Joaquín Blázquez (2006)

Melvin, by Blázquez. 8 pages of the character (1975). Documentary by The Black Box Productions about the Spanish cartoonist who accused Spielberg of plagiarism, about which there are many references on the internet but I don’t think it was ever finished. I have not been … Read more

Eight cartoonists at the gates of prison

Eight cartoonists at the gates of prison

Andalan, 13 to 19 March 1981 Forty years, the same stories If complaints, denunciations and trials for“offences against religious feelings” seem almost daily occurrences today, during the last throes of Franco’s regime, they were also commonplace. Here is the story of the last attempt, during … Read more

The death of Pepe the Frog

The death of Pepe the Frog

That’s an understatement, because in the internet ecosystem, to “kill” a popular character it is not enough to stop drawing him or her or to draw his or her death. When a drawing enters the meme universe, there is little the author can do to … Read more

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Skip Williamson, an annoying pimple on the culture’s ass

Skip Williamson, an annoying pimple on the culture's ass

Skip Williamson, self portrait. (1983) In March 2017, two cartoonists, friends and prominent figures of the American underground comic industry died. On March 5, Jay Patrick Lynch (1945) died and shortly after, on the night of Thursday, March 16, Mervyn “Skip” Williamson (1944), considered one … Read more