Following up on yesterday’s downthetubes post revealing Portland-based Ablaze Publishing is to release a collection of the ground-breaking 1970s US Sunday newspaper strip Friday Foster, co-created by James Bond newspaper strip writer Jim Lawrence and Spanish artist Jorge Longarón, with art also by Gray Morrow, comes the information that Barcelona-based Norma Editorial will be the first to publish the collection, in Spanish.
Friday Foster, first nationally syndicated comic strip across the US with a black female lead character, collected at last
There’s terrific news for fans of the stunning 1970s US newspaper strip, Friday Foster, this week. 50 years since it debuted, an English language collection of the is on its way from Ablaze Publishing, edited by Christopher Marlon
We’re sorry to report the recent passing of Spanish comic artist and illustrator, Jordi Longarón, co-creator of the ground-breaking newspaper strip “Friday Foster” with writer Jim Lawrence. He was 86. Better known, for some, as Jorge Longarón, over a long… Read More ›
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An email about a new book, Black Women in Sequence: Re-inking Comics, Graphic Novels, and Anime by Deborah Elizabeth Whaley took me on quite a journey of discovery this morning, leading me to the latest dates of a Funk-inspired animation… Read More ›