Some would call comic books a guilty pleasure, a childish entertainment meant to be put away by mature adults (or at the very least, packed away neatly in sealed plastic bags as a bankable investment). And then there are those who can't help themselves. They never quite leave behind that shadowy neverland hovering between pictorial art and storytelling. They're comics fanatics; they're Harvey Pekar wannabes; they're nerds by any other name who live to debate the finer points of inking styles and... More >>>
Every picture tells a story: No Joke: The Spirit of
American Comic Books opens Thursday at the
Mizel Center for the Arts.