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October 16, 2018

Butcher Billy

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Butcher Billy: Pop Art, Post-Punk Derivation, and Comics

The biblical adage that nothing is ever new under the sun seems especially true in comic books. This phenomenon is sometimes cast as express homages, sometimes as sneaky or blatant efforts to piggy-back on goodwill, and sometimes as part of the creative rush to tap into the prevailing zeitgeist. “Vertical” (published in 2004) was the