Pandemic comics: new Nancy

Olivia Jaimes has eveidently caught up with the backlog of advance strips at her syndicate: today Nancy and Sluggo are engaged in online learning. If she’s stuck with the pair isolating together for the duration of the real-world lockdown, one imagines Sluggo will disappear from the strip for months afterwards while Jaimes has Nancy get […]

Pandemic comics: Super-Cerebus vs Covid-19

With physical distribution channels shut down, Dave Sim and the small network of fans who collaborate with him on the idiosyncratic collage fumetti Cerebus In Hell have switched from monthly paper pamphlets to free weekly PDFs of new strips and shorts. Adding the virus into the pictures-of-Cerebus-stuck-into-pictures-by-Dore format might not make it any more coherent, […]

Pandemic comics: squawking.

Mixed governmental messaging, and a more advanced decay of trust in media than other anglo democracies, has Australia still not getting the seriousness of preventative measures against the virus. Sydney cartoonist and activist Jess Harwood is ruminating on local avian types. (The cartoon appears to only be transmitted virally so far – click through to […]