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Batiuk’s “Crankshaft” Alzheimer’s Saga Resonates in “Roses in December”
Cartoonist Tom Batiuk explains how he and artist Chuck Ayers crafted their Alzheimer's saga in the pages of "Crankshaft" and "Funky Winkerbean."
Batiuk’s All-Star Team Brings “Funky Winkerbean’s” Starbuck Jones to Life
Aided by notable comic book luminaries, "Funky Winkerbean's" Tom Batiuk explores the art of collecting and Silver Age comics in a new storyline.
Comics A.M. | Marvel absent from August bookstore chart
Publishing | ICv2 notes the near absence of DC Comics and Marvel on the August BookScan chart, which tracks sales in bookstores. There were no Marvel titles in the Top …
Comics A.M. | Archie alters story arc over Russia’s anti-gay laws
Publishing | The Archie gang has canceled a (fictional) trip to Russia because of that country’s draconian anti-gay laws. One law would allow the arrest of foreigners suspected of being …
Tom Batiuk Talks “Funky Winkerbean”
Award-winning cartoonist Tom Batiuk tells CBR about his long-running comic strip, the benefits of working so far ahead, killing off characters and his journey from comic book letter hack to cartoonist.