Dope! That's what comic books are! Dope! And those dirty books should be scrubbed, put through the wringer and have the dirt squeezed from them! At least, that's the gist of this December 30, 1948 column in the Steamboat Pilot by George Bowra, an (at the time) relatively well-known figure in the A ... More >>
For years, Denver residents wondered when they would finally get a Trader Joe's. But three are now in the works -- and today we learned that a fourth is going to open across the street from Govnr's Park Restaurant -- not far from the location that will be opening at Eighth and Colorado Boulevard. S ... More >>
Legendary illustrator John Powers Severin, whose 60-year career in the comics world stretched from the dawning of MAD magazine to the Silver Age at Marvel to a gay revival of the Rawhide Kid and beyond, died over the weekend at his southeast Denver home. He was 90 years old. "Truly the art world h ... More >>
Over the past decade, Weezer has become more and more ridiculous, from its songwriting to its performances (Kenny G, seriously?). And now you can add its album cover art to the running tally of ridiculousness: See the snapshot Jorge Garcia here, the actor who played Hurley on Lost? This is ... More >>
The City of Denver will decide today whether PETA can install a 250-pound, bloody and butchered chicken sculpture -- dubbed "McCruelty," but really looking like a worse-for-the-wear Foghorn Leghorn -- on the 16th Street Mall. This isn't PETA's first stunt, of course. Last year, Jason Sheeh ... More >>
Yesterday the art world bid farewell to one of its most badass and cryptic members when Frank Frazetta died of a stroke at the age of 82. His dark and often gruesome work will be missed. His comic artwork alone contributed to many of our own doodles of death-dealing knights and broadsword-w ... More >>
The Heenes go "Mad" (click to enlarge).Months after the ill-fated flight of Richard Heene's "experimental craft," the Balloon Boy saga remains almost as fresh in the nation's consciousness as the vomit that spewed from young Falcon Heene live on the Today show last November. For proof, look ... More >>
Kiernan MaletskyPETA -- the People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals -- is a lot of things. It is a political organization dedicated to saving all the cute critters on the planet. It is a finely-tuned donation-gathering machine that preys on weepy liberals who'd rather empty thei ... More >>
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African-American art is up at DU, while Mizel surveys the Jewish roots of the comics.
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