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Time for Change – Starting With Relieving Some Old Guard Words from Our Artistic Vocabulary


Ron Lemen

This will be a big year for change in every way shape and form, and please, can we hurry up and get there?  In resetting systems, I challenge the arts to reset and regroup, especially when it comes to instruction, and remove all the confusion of what was once instructed and upgrade ALL of it.  There are two words in particular I would like to start with. Instead of finding a voice of our own,…

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Why Horror is Good For You (and Even Better for Your Kids)


Greg Ruth

July 10, 2020 - One of the core reasons I make books now is because Ray Bradbury scared me so happy, that I am perpetually compelled to do is at best, ignite the same flame in a young reader today. Most of my comics, certainly the ones I write myself, are scary ones or revolve around scary themes. In the last ten years I began to notice that they also featured as protagonists, children. Even when the overall story wasn't necessarily about them, there they were peeking from behind some safe remove, watching. I came to understand the pattern was leading me  to a more clearly define ethos when I both had kids of my own and I came to find that the comics industry had for the most part decided not to make books for kids anymore, Instead they wanted…

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