Author Archives: Jeppe

Best Comics of 2013

This is a list of, in no particular order, my personal picks of the best comic books coming out in 2013. The selection only reflects those titles that have not been released in English prior to this year, limiting the … Continue reading

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Nine films not to miss at the NYAFF 2013

I’m a big fan of Asian cinema. So much so that I recently made a new tumblr blog, inspired by the excellent Vulgar Auteurism blog but with an Asian auteur theme. This fascination easily makes the New York Asian Film Festival … Continue reading

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The Twelve Best Comics of All Time

This is a thoroughly narcissistic post, spawned by my recent re-reading of a number of semi-serious attempts at comics canonization. These other lists, including that of  The Comics Journal and The Hooded Utilitarian, are attempts at projecting the intersubjective consensus of a given … Continue reading

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Review: Copra Compendium

I know that I have been very quiet on here for the past several weeks. Mostly this is because I’ve been busy with other writing projects (both some dry academic stuff and a bit of comics criticism for the Danish magazine … Continue reading

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MoCCA Loot

This year’s MoCCA festival was quite a bit of fun. I came home with a bunch of books and a few pictures. I might put some thoughts together and publish them here over the next few days.

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2013 Releases to Keep an Eye on, part II

Good morning and happy new year. In 1013, which is to say one thousand years ago, the Danes invaded England and Sveinn Tjúguskegg became the first Danish king of England. So, in case my plan comes to fruition and I’m … Continue reading

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Review: Holy Motors

Trois! Douze! Merde!  The above quote is from the film Holy Motors, specifically from the film’s intermission – essentially a short music video (inspired by OK Go’s now-classic This Too Shall Pass), in which the protagonist, Monsieur Oscar (Denis Lavant), performs a … Continue reading

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