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Two great archival series from Fantagraphics

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“My starting point is always a feeling of partisan­ship, a sense of injustice.”

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“My nose is blown, doc,” mopes a bandaged bloodhound cop as he sags against a panel border. In “No Nose is Good Nose,” Dr. Howland Owl laughs at the patient, violating his “hippocritical oaf.” Set in Okefenokee Swamp, Pogo (1948-75) features a wealth of sarcastic, nonsensical critters: an antidote to Disney. WALT KELLY (1913-73) did […]