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the cast of very vicky

Wizard #42: Very Vicky

Self-published '90s comic Very Vicky was profiled in "Palmer's Picks" along with its creators Jana Christy and John Mitchell.
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Wizard #31: Chester Brown

A great example of perfect timing: this column about Chester Brown's Yummy Fur was published in 1994, right as the influential series ended.
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ed brubaker lowlife

Wizard #73: Ed Brubaker

The penultimate "Palmer's Picks" featured cartoonist Ed Brubaker and his autobio and fiction comics including Lowlife, At The Seams, and Detour.
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jar of fools by jason lutes

Wizard #58: Top 10

Wizard's unofficial small press issue featured a special Palmer's Picks rundown of Ten Small Press Books You Should Own: Hate, Eightball, Dirty Plotte, and more!
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palooka-ville by seth

Wizard #62: Seth

The Palmer's Picks interview with Canadian cartoonist Seth appeared shortly before he began his long-running Clyde Fans graphic novel.
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art spiegelman's iconic cover of raw magazine #1

Wizard #10: Anthologies

Anthology comics Raw, Taboo and Drawn & Quarterly get the spotlight in this reexamination of my fourth "Palmer's Picks" column.
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adrian tomine's optic nerve

Wizard #46: Adrian Tomine

My interview with Optic Nerve creator Adrian Tomine appeared just as he was taking his minicomic to Drawn & Quarterly as a full-size comic.
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