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PoMo Picks

Top Things to Do This Weekend: Aug 18–21

Hear The Daily Show's Hasan Minhaj recount high school horror stories. Hurtle down Mount Tabor in a soapbox. Catch new tunes from Federale. Pick up comics by the pound. It's gonna be a hot one, folks.

  • By Lisa Dunn, Rebecca Jacobson, and Fiona McCann
  • Published 08/18/2016

Comics

Oregon’s Been a Comics Capital for Longer Than You Think (Like, Waaaay Longer)

Oregon Historical Society’s new exhibit Comic City, USA showcases our state's talent in the ninth art. This timeline proves Oregonians have been cranking out some of the best for more than 100 years.

  • By Lisa Dunn
  • Published 08/11/2016

PROFILE

As a Comic Book Writer, David Walker Finds Both His Medium and His Moment

“There’s not a lot of people of color in comics that aren’t green or purple,” the Portlander says.

  • By Fiona McCann
  • Published 04/22/2016

COMIC CON

Mutants, Aliens, and Super Heroes Convene at Portland's Wizard World

Portland was awash with all manner of fantasy fans this weekend, and we’ve got the photos to prove it.

  • By Peter Holmstrom
  • Published 02/23/2016

COMICS

The Comics Artist Who Was So Self-Obsessed, He Made a Book About It

Sina Grace bares all in his new memoir about family, sexuality, the pettiness of youth, and owning all of it. We caught up with the LA-based comics artist to find out about why he decided to put everything out there.

  • By Brandon Staley
  • Published 12/03/2015

THE ESSENTIALS

November's Pop Culture Hot List

The show, the book, the band, and the comic book that you can’t miss this month.

  • By Fiona McCann
  • Published 10/19/2015

COMICS

Rose City Comic Con's Best Cosplayers

If you saw an unusual number of people in costume around town last weekend, rest assured: Halloween has not come early. They were likely en route to Comic Con. They came, they costumed, they conquered—and we have the pics!

  • By Rachel Sandstrom
  • Published 09/21/2015

SPECIAL EVENTS

5 Reasons to Check out Rose City Comic Con

Carrie Fisher! Bitch Planet! “Personhood in Battlestar Galactica!” You don't want to miss the fun coming to town September 19-20.

  • By Rachel Sandstrom
  • Published 08/31/2015

BOOKS & TALKS

Greg Rucka's Stumptown is Still Super Gritty

The Eisner-winning graphic novelist on the next volume in his noirish Dex Parios series; meanwhile, publisher Oni Press keeps Hollywood on speed-dial.

  • By Rene Bermudez
  • Published 05/27/2015

COMEDY FESTIVAL

Bridgetown Comedy Festival: The Recap

From Janeane Garofalo's Spanx to Dana Gould's questionable clown jokes, we scribbled down the best moments from the 2015 Bridgetown Comedy Festival—or at least the best ones we could remember!

  • By Marty Patail and Ramona DeNies
  • Published 05/12/2015

CULTUREPHILE

PDX Comics Kingpin Brian Michael Bendis Makes His Next Move

He killed Spider-Man. He gave new life to The Avengers and Guardians of the Galaxy. Now, Portlander Brian Michael Bendis becomes the creative force behind Sony Playstation Network’s first streaming TV show.

  • By Aaron Scott
  • Published 01/05/2015

NEWS

Disney Destroys Portland's Star Wars Empire!

As Dark Horse loses Sci-Fi's most famous franchise, whole plot lines and characters disappear.

  • By Peter Holmstrom and Dark Horse Comics
  • Published 09/02/2014

MOVERS & SHAKERS

The Perfect Party: March 2014

A made-up mash-up of the month's most fascinating people, from Ursula K. Le Guin to the Portlandia statue.

  • By Matty Newton
  • Published 03/03/2014

ON THE TOWN

PoMo Picks: February 2014

Jazz's rising star Cécile McLorin Salvant, the reinvention of comics, the Portland Art Museum's Venice exhibition, and the rest of the month's best bets for things to see or do

  • Published 02/03/2014

BOOKS & TALKS

2014 Oregon Book Awards Finalists Announced

Ursula K. Le Guin, Mary Szybist, Graham Salisbury, Joe Sacco, and Craig Thompson round out this year's contenders. Winners announced March 17.

  • By Aaron Scott
  • Published 01/06/2014

SPECIAL EVENT

The Wild Delves into Portland Tech and Culture

The two-week fest brings together events by Portland's artists, designers, and maker-types to celebrate our city's awesomeness.

  • By Sam Coggeshall
  • Published 05/13/2013

too many 'toons man

5 Questions for Too Much Coffee Man’s Shannon Wheeler

The almost unbelievably prolific cartoonist talks shop about his 5 titles.

  • By Anne Adams
  • Published 10/05/2011

Article

Superstar Blogger Moves to Oregon

Allie Brosh, we’re not worthy!

  • By Anne Adams
  • Published 11/22/2010

phile under: art meets music

Comic Book Artists Draw Attention To Hansel & Gretel

Enhanced with PoMo slide show!

  • By Anne Adams
  • Published 11/08/2010

phile under: theater

Review: The Little Prince

Shaking The Tree presents The Little Prince, a delicate allegory that’s never been just for kids.

  • By Anne Adams
  • Published 10/25/2010
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