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Viz Comic Is As Funny As It Used To Be

It’s a cliché that the British satirical monthly comic, Viz Comic, is not as funny as it used to be. Started in the eighties, phenomenally successful in the nineties (when it outsold every US comic with its UK sales alone), …

Viz Comic On Roy Lichtenstein, By Lew Stringer

We mentioned the Lichtenstein parody cover for Viz Comic last week. Turns out there’s also a strip inside by the incredibly famous cartoonist Lew Stringer that inspired the cover…

Johnny Fartpants Reappropriates Roy Lichtenstein For Viz Comic

We’ve looked at the recent art exhibition re-appropriating the works of Roy Lichtenstein by comic book creators. But one piece, not in the gallery, is on the cover of one of the best selling English speaking comics published today, Viz, …

Viz Comic To Put Jimmy Savile On The Cover Of Their Christmas Issue

Viz Comic, one of the best selling comics in Britain, is to celebrate Christmas by putting the late TV presenter Jimmy Savile, now revealed by the media as a serial child abuser, on their cover portrayed by regular Viz media …

Hentai And Fnarr Fnarr To Join The Oxford English Dictionary

It is considered the greatest considered collection of words in the English lanmguage. And now the Oxford English Dictionary is adding another two. Hentai and Fnarr Fnarr. Their definition is not yet available but Wikipedia defines the first as “a …

David Bowie’s Celebrity Comic Book Pullbox

It’s recently been revealed that David Bowie is a massive fan of Viz Comic, the British newstand offensively funny and satiral comic magazine. But surely that’s not enough for our man? What else will he be picking up from his …