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Design In Comics: A History of Risky Business – Chip Kidd, Francoise Mouly, And Alex Spiro At MoCCA Fest

I’ve been reporting on comic related panels at shows and cons heavily for the past few years, and it was always very appealing to me to do so. Strangely, it has never occurred to me to ask the question, “What …

Chris Ware – Telling And Retelling Stories About Ourselves

Ramon Vitral recently interviewed Chris Ware for the Brazilian magazine Galileu. Bleeding Cool is happy to exclusively run the original English version. Building Stories comprises 14 publications and you haven’t set a reading sequence. Based on analytic combinatorics, I’ve found that …

Gigantic Beard Beats Building Stories At 9th Art Awards

Gary Gray, our Senior Scottish Correspondent, writes; As part of the Stripped strand at the Edinburgh Book Festival Graphic Scotland held an awards ceremony for the inaugural 9th Art Awards  last night, as some of you may know the 9th …

Aftermath Of The Eisners 2013 – Building Glories

Cameron Hatheway writes; Last Friday the Eisner Awards happened, and quite a few lucky people went home with glory, praise, respect, and most importantly a shiny Eisner award. In the weeks and months leading up to the awards ceremony, I …

Countdown To The Eisners – Best Graphic Album-New

 By Cameron Hatheway If this were the Academy Awards, this may be the grand finale of categories for some fans. It’s certainly a category that people pay attention to, for the winner could be the next big present this holiday …

Wednesday Runaround – Ornamental Powers

DC WOMEN CHRISTMASSING TREES I’m dreaming of a Brown Christmas… THE DISCERNING PIRATE Amazing Spider-Man #700 and Avenging Spider-Man #15.1 have both been torrented. Justice League #15 and Aquaman #15, not so much. GOLDEN AGED Dan DiDio has Facebooked that …

Building Stories All Sold Out From Amazon And Barnes And Noble Before Christmas

Building Stories by Chris Ware is one of those perfect Christmas gifts for comic book readers. A collection of a variety of comics, newspapers, pamphlets that tell one story in many different ways, it is bound to top a number …

Amazon’s Top Ten Graphic Novels Of 2012

Amazon.com has run its list of the best graphic novels of 2012. Come on guys, there’s still a month and a half to go! Have you even read the new Grandville yet? The No 1 book, Building Stories by Chris …

Nail Polish on a Prosthetic Leg: Searching for Hope and Understanding in Chris Ware’s Building Stories

Matt Streets writes for Bleeding Cool; Editor’s Note: We asked Chicago based Matt Streets to give Bleeding Cool a first look at fellow Chicagoan Chris Ware’s Building Stories – due to hit retailers on October 2nd. After conveying to us …

Why You Must Destroy Chris Ware’s Latest Print For November

Chris Ware’s Building Stories from Pantheon is a much anticipated, massive comic dedicated to our city dwelling follies. Which is why I now have to also buy the cut-out-and-assemble version. And then do as it instructs. The Multi-Story Buliding Model – …