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Sean Kleefeld
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On Hiatus!
As of today, I'm going to be putting this blog on hiatus for a while. I've been running it since 2006(!) and I've been doing regular, consistent updates since 2013 so I've been hesitant to pause things here, but I'm running against a workload issue. I don't...
On Hiatus!
On Hiatus!
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On Strips: Messick Tells the Truth
In May 1960, Dale Messick, creator of Brenda Starr , was a contestant on To Tell the Truth . I've referenced the show before , but this is the earliest episode I've yet seen which featured a prominent cartoonist... although there's a perennial comic connect...
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On -isms: Black Panther Wrap-Up
Every day for the last month , all my blog posts here have centered around Black Panther. My way of celebrating the Black Panther movie. It's a little far afield for my typical posts here in that I generally try to keep things centered on comics and not pop...
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Weekly Black Panther Links
It's the last official day of Black Panther Month, and we've still got plenty of links to share... Michael Maher talks with Hannah Beachler , the production designer who designed the afrofuturistic look of the film. Tasha Robinson spoke with Joel Harlow , B...
Weekly Black Panther Links
Weekly Black Panther Links
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On History: Whither Jungle Action Redux
Last year , I ran a piece (mostly borrowing heavily on the work of Jim Kosmicki) on how/why Jungle Action was cancelled. I think it's insightful and worth running again this month... Years ago, I was collecting and collating historical information on the fi...
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On Business: "Ahead of our Modeling"
I read this Hollywood Reporter article yesterday in which they talk about how Black Panther continues to do exceptionally well at the box office... The top second weekend of all time behind Star Wars: The Force Awakens The fourth movie to cross $100 million...
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On Strips: Editorial Panthers
With the US premier of Black Panther last Friday, it would normally have been the prime opportunity for editorial cartoonists to reference the movie, and its subsequent box office domination -- ultimately more than doubling the original estimates. However, ...
On Strips: Editorial Panthers
On Strips: Editorial Panthers
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On -isms: Listen during the Panther Discussions
After watching Black Panther , naturally my wife and I spent some time talking about it. Some of it was kind of superficial ("I need to find out how to use 'colonizer' at work without getting fired.") but a lot of it got into some of the larger issues withi...
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Weekly Black Panther Links
A few years ago, Dr. Walter Greason of Monmouth University began something he called The Wakanda Syllabus as a way to use Black Panther as "an opportunity for global audiences to study the traditions of black nationalism, Pan-Africanism, and the variety of...
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Weekly Black Panther Links
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On History: 1966 Black Panther Letters
Judging by the boffo box office numbers, people today seem to like Black Panther. But what did they think of the character in 1966 when he first debuted? Let's take a look at the letters sent in to Marvel back in the day... Dear Stan and Jack, I am usually ...
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