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Kickstarter of the Week: New romance anthology aims to attract more women to comics

Veteran editor Janelle Asselin is turning to crowdfunding for her new anthology of romance comics -- a genre she says is too under-served.

Are kids (still) reading comic strips? ‘Big Nate’ creator Lincoln Peirce draws this conclusion.

So an Indiana 8-year-old curses out the local editor over canceled comics. "Big Nate" cartoonist illuminates how kids care, and don't care, about comic strips.

‘M.F.K.’ cartoonist Nilah Magruder ‘in shock’ after winning first Dwayne McDuffie Diversity Award

Hood College alumna Nilah Magruder won the inaugural McDuffie diversity honor at Long Beach Comic Expo for her webcomic "MFK."

White House comics? How cartoonist Carolyn Belefski got an unexpected booster shot-in-the-arm from HealthCare.gov

The "Curls" creator got an out-of-the-blue opportunity. The White House wanted some health-care comics. The result: Washington should always operate so smoothly.

‘Angoulêmemories’: 2015 festival ‘made me fall in love with comics, again,’ says ‘Stripped’ filmmaker

'Stripped' documentarians Dave Kellett ('Sheldon') and Frederick Schroeder share how inspiring this year's French comics festival was.

KICKSTARTER OF THE WEEK: For Farrago Comics, ‘Conan’ writer Rob Kutner goes full frontal-lobe in political ‘Shrinkage’

Emmy-winning 'Daily Show' veteran crowd-funds to become first original comic offered by free-reading app Farrago Comics, co-founded by Joe Lieberman's son.

‘EXPLODING KITTENS’: It’s now officially the most-backed Kickstarter campaign ever. Here’s how game’s co-creator is dealing with that.

'The Oatmeal' creator Matthew Inman has no adjective to describe his exhilaration. But now he also faces a pressure: How to creatively deliver to 120,000 people (and counting)?

KICKSTARTER OF THE WEEK: ‘The Oatmeal’ creator crowd-funds ‘insanely fun’ card game, ‘Exploding Kittens’ (and tops $1M mark)

Oft-viral 'Oatmeal' cartoonist Matthew Inman teams with gaming veterans to create an easy game chock full of 'laser beams and magical goat wizards.'

12 Days of Gratitude: #1. Starting today, Comic Riffs goes full time (and celebrates with our 75 FAVORITE QUOTES ABOUT COMICS)

As Comic Riffs looks forward to going full time next week, we also look back at our 70 Favorite Comics Quotes from the past seven years.

‘BEST AMERICAN COMICS 2014′: Guest editor Scott McCloud illuminates the range of modern brilliance in new must-read [Q+A]

Comics scholar Scott McCloud illuminates the "futile" task of declaring the "best" of so many great comics.

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