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Comics A.M. - Jillian Tamaki Wins Governor General's Award

Jillian Tamaki honored for her work on "This One Summer"! Zunar questioned by police! John Schork exits Oni Press. Interviews with Tom Batiuk and Ed Piskor!

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.

FunkyWatch: May's Most Depressing 'Funky Winkerbean' Strips

Over the past 40 years, Tom Batiuk's Funky Winkerbean has transitioned from a gag-a-day comic strip about a high school to an ongoing chronicle of pure, abject misery. Thanks to the ongoing commentary on Josh Fruhlinger's Comics Curmudgeon, I am now... Read more Permalink | Email this | Linking Blogs | Comments

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.

FunkyWatch: January's Most Depressing 'Funky Winkerbean' And 'Crankshaft' Strips

Thanks to Josh Fruhlinger at the Comics Curmudgeon, I started reading Tom Batiuk's long-running newspaper comic strips, Funky Winkerbean and Crankshaft. For those of you who aren't familiar with it, what started as a strip full of wacky high-school... Read more Permalink | Email this | Linking Blogs | Comments

'Funky Winkerbean' Takes On J. Michael Straczynski's 'Grounded' Story Arc. You Are Not Hallucinating This Headline.

As regular ComicsAlliance readers know all too well by now, I have an all-consuming obsession with Tom Batiuk's Funky Winkerbean, a newspaper comic strip that is usually devoted to chronicling the various miseries of its characters. In last... Read more Permalink | Email this | Linking Blogs | Comments

FunkyWatch: August's Most Depressing 'Funky Winkerbean' And 'Crankshaft' Strips

Thanks to Josh Fruhlinger at the Comics Curmudgeon, I started reading Tom Batiuk's long-running newspaper comic strips, Funky Winkerbean and Crankshaft. For those of you who aren't familiar with it, what started as a strip full of wacky high-school... Read more Permalink | Email this | Linking Blogs | Comments

FunkyWatch: July's Most Depressing 'Funky Winkerbean' And 'Crankshaft' Strips

Thanks to Josh Fruhlinger at the Comics Curmudgeon, I started reading Tom Batiuk's long-running newspaper comic strips, Funky Winkerbean and Crankshaft. For those of you who aren't familiar with it, what started as a strip full of wacky high-school... Read more Permalink | Email this | Linking Blogs | Comments

The 40th Anniversary 'Funky Winkerbean' Panel Was, Of Course, Canceled [SDCC]

I'm not even kidding a little bit when I say that the Comic-Con event I was looking forward to the most was the 40th Anniversary of Funky Winkerbean panel featuring the strip's creator, Tom Batiuk. As the record will show, I am thoroughly... Read more Permalink | Email this | Linking Blogs | Comments

FunkyWatch: June's Most Depressing 'Funky Winkerbean' and 'Crankshaft' Strips

Thanks to Josh Fruhlinger at the Comics Curmudgeon, I started reading Tom Batiuk's long-running newspaper comic strips, Funky Winkerbean and Crankshaft. For those of you who aren't familiar with it, what started as a strip full of wacky high-school... Read more Permalink | Email this | Linking Blogs | Comments

FunkyWatch: May's Most Depressing 'Funky Winkerbean' and 'Crankshaft' Strips

Thanks to Josh Fruhlinger at the Comics Curmudgeon, I started reading Tom Batiuk's long-running newspaper comic strips, Funky Winkerbean and Crankshaft. For those of you who aren't familiar with it, what started as a strip full of wacky high-school... Read more Permalink | Email this | Linking Blogs | Comments

Go, Read: Funky Winkerbean Turns 40

Congratulations to Tom Batiuk on the occasion of his Funky Winkerbean turning 40 years old, which is celebrated via the kind of newspaper-ready profile that one might have seen back in 1972. I know that a lot of folks make fun of that...Show More Summary

Comics A.M. - Comic-Con to Resell 5,000 One-Day Passes

Comic-Con to resell 5,000 returned or canceled badges! Tom Batiuk, Jon Goldwater and Paige Braddock on tackling gay relationships in comics! Plus, Brian Michael Bendis continues his chat with Greg Rucka!

Books: For Our Consideration: A look at Funky Winkerbean before the misery began

In 1992, 20 years after Tom Batiuk launched his syndicated daily comic strip Funky Winkerbean, the cartoonist revamped the feature, changing it from the mildly absurd adventures of a group of high-school kids to the generally more sobering stories of those same kids as adults. Show More Summary

FunkyWatch: April's Most Depressing 'Funky Winkerbean' and 'Crankshaft' Strips

Thanks to Josh Fruhlinger at the Comics Curmudgeon, I started reading Tom Batiuk's long-running newspaper comic strips, Funky Winkerbean and Crankshaft. For those of you who aren't familiar with it, what started as a strip full of wacky high-school... Read more Permalink | Email this | Linking Blogs | Comments

Comics A.M. - A Call For Disney to Remember Its Roots

Oswald the Rabbit and creators' rights! John Rogers talks Thrillbent and digital comics! James Robinson talks "Earth 2"! Tom Batiuk on "Funky Winkerbean's" new gay storyline! Plus much more!

Classic Comic Strip Features Gay Teen Story

After dealing with suicide, alcoholism, and teen pregnancy 40-year-old comic strip Funky Winkerbean will include a story arc about a gay couple at Tom Batiuk's fictional Westview High School.

Long-Running Comic 'Funky Winkerbean' Plans Gay Prom Storyline

3 years agoLGBT / Gay : Towleroad

Cartoonist Tom Batiuk, author of the long-running comic Funky Winkerbean, is planning a month-long storyline starting April 30 which focuses on a gay student who wants to go to prom, the Chronicle Telegram reports: “It struck me that whenever I...

Link Ink: DC's Lego Ladies, a New 'Funky Winkerbean' Arc and Dancing Spidey

Gaming: SFX has a first look at the playable Wonder Woman and Catwoman characters from Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment and TT Games' upcoming Lego Batman 2: DC Super Heroes. [SFX] Comic Strips: Tom Batiuk's Funky Winkerbean will begin a... Read more Permalink | Email this | Linking Blogs | Comments

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