Sunday, December 11, 2016

Weird Comics History Podcast Ep. 16 - History of Underground Comix part 4

After far too long, Chris (@AceComics) and Reggie (@reggiereggie) finally conclude their history of Underground Comix, by now arguably not underground at all! We talk about the histories of Marvel's Epic imprint and DC's Vertigo imprint, and then go on to talk about the final frontier of underground comics today: the internet. We also describe minicomics and ashcans, give a nod to Steve Ditko, and talk about dirty comic books from the back of the shop! It's sure to be a mixed bag of leftover information that didn't quite fit anywhere else in the series. Enjoy!

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Break snipped: Levi's 501 "Button Your Fly" commercial from 1990, directed by Spike Lee, starring Rob Liefeld
TAGS: comic book history, underground comix, Epic Comics, Vertigo, webcomics, minicomics, ashcans, Steve Ditko, Cherry Poptart, Omaha the Cat Dancer, Doujinshi, lolicon, manga

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