In 1939, at the age of 13, Joe Kubert drew and lettered a series of four stories about a character called Volton, the Human Generator, for Cat-Man Comics. These were the early days of the comic book industry, just a year after Superman's debut in Action Comics #1. Kubert's Volton stories are clearly ... More >>
The Talking Book -- the debut effort from the team of Faith No More bassist Billy Gould and experimental composer Jared Blum -- is challenging stuff indeed. A collection of vintage vinyl samples inlaid within a series of darkly shifting soundscapes, they combine to form a spectral and uneas ... More >>
If there isn't much around to inspire you, try living in war-torn Sarajevo. Yellena James had to sneak past snipers to attend art school, but her colorful art provides something entirely more pleasing to think about. James' "Periphery" show opens at Giant Robot on June 21, and runs until July 16. Cl ... More >>
Sarajevo conflict was hell, but what comes after is another battle
Rich remains a poet of impeccable principle and unwavering conscience
How Joe Sacco learned to stop worrying and love war
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If music be the brandy of the damned, then we're drunk off our asses
Michael Winterbottom and Tony Grisoni deliver the tale of two boys lost In This World
Maybe Nader voters should be slapped around a bit; their leftist purity will likely bring us four very squalid years
One Flea Spare at the Phoenix II Theater
A new treatment for victims of severe emotional trauma involving rhythmic eye movements has therapists claiming almost miraculous results. Psychological researchers say the eyes just don't have it.
Gorbachev Foundation prez Jim Garrison has something special in mind for San Francisco in September, an international palaver at the Fairmont Hotel. After that, a seat for himself in the U.S. Senate. And then, who knows? Chancellor of the world?