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Comic Effect

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Comic book titles gravitate toward big cities even when they’re being coy about it. Superman’s Metropolis is an optimist’s New York; Batman’s Gotham is a cynic’s. Iron Man and the rest of the Marvel crew just call it New York. …

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Stars and Strips

artwork by Al Capp

“Life imitates art,” Oscar Wilde wrote, “more than art imitates art.” In New Haven, that art has often involved cartooning and caricature. It’s a fun place to be.

One of the most popular and controversial comic strip…

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Stars and Strips

Al Capp

“Life imitates art,” Oscar Wilde wrote, “more than art imitates art.” In New Haven, that art has often involved cartooning and caricature. It’s a fun place to be.

One of the most popular and controversial comic strip creators of the …

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The Center of New Haven’s Comics Cosmos

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Some alternate universes are downright twisted. Take Bizarro World, a perverse mirror image of the world anchored by Superman and Metropolis. …

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