The year in comics: A look at 2015’s best words and pictures

By now, you’re probably making your naughty and nice list for whatever gift-giving activity might be part of your holiday traditions. Here’s a round-up of choice comics you should wrap up. Green Arrow Benjamin Percy, Patrick Zircher Benjamin Percy is best known as a novelist, and he brings his literary sensibility, which has always been […]

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UI alum’s forthcoming graphic novel tackles social issues with watercolors that are as gentle as they are powerful


The origin story for Ryan Bentzinger’s nAMUH could be summed up this way: right place, right time. As a University of Iowa student studying studio art in 2009, he was in the right place when UI professor Chungi Choo suddenly appeared one day and announced she needed an assistant. Choo, in addition to keeping him […]

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Interview: artist Ryan Bentzinger talks nAMUH and drawing Science Fiction

nAMUH Cedar Rapids Museum of Art — Oct. 3 through Jan. 17 Tonight from 5-7 p.m. the Cedar Rapids Museum of Art will host an opening reception for a new exhibition by Iowa City artist, Ryan Bentzinger. The exhibition is a series of illustrations taken from the prologue and first chapter of Bentzinger’s forth-coming novel, […]

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