Something Good to Read on a Sunday

Something Good to Read on a Sunday

Welcome to the new weekend reading column. We’re still re-arranging the deckchairs for the re-launch of the Wow Cool blog and launch of the altcomics podcast. Hopefully things will be more regular soon. The title of this feature takes its name from The Clash song The Leader… which has some strangely timely lyrics.

Art

The Girl From the Other Side: Siúil, a Rún is a manga series now making it’s way into English. It’s recommended to us by Mr. Paul Gravett. Look for it in the Wow Cool shop soon.

Go back 2D Cloud’s Summer 2017 publishing Schedule.

The Comics Reporter readers pick five favorite cartoonists to support on Patreon.

The Process Party podcast from Study Group talks to Kramers Ergot editor and cartoonist Sammy Harkham.

All 17 members of the President’s Committee on the Arts and Humanities (PCAH) have resigned in protest of Donald Trump’s overtly racist response to reality.

I found a video about the history of Sparkplug Books and Dylan Williams and posted it on Facebook.

Music


The secret rhythm behind Radiohead’s “Videotape”. Found via Rock Paper Shotgun’s own Sunday Papers

Aphex Twin Details Selected Ambient Works Volume II Recordings by Marc Weidenbaum on disquiet. This could be the start to a very long journey down the rabbit hole. You have been warned.

Video

A conversation with Charles Burns, Cartoonist. Featuring music by Kinski from JASON THOMAS FAULKNER on Vimeo. This is two year old, but it’s new to me.

Talking with Your Cat about Neopaganism

Elon Musk leads 116 experts calling for outright ban on killer robots. Open letter signed by Tesla chief and Google’s Mustafa Suleyman urges UN to block use of lethal autonomous weapons to prevent third age of war