From the superheroes of the forties through banned Horror tales of the fifties to the X-rated counterculture of underground comics, then graphic novels, comics have frequently aimed to subvert and challenge in both form and content.

In this season

Fritz the Cat

Part of the comix Season: the X-rated, animated adventures of hip feline Fritz the Cat

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Previously in this season

Modesty Blaise

Part of the Comix Season

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A documentary about Robert Crumb, creator of Fritz the Cat, by the director of Ghost World. Part of the Comix Season.

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Part of the comix Season

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Comic Book Confidential

Entertaining documentary about the evolution of comics. Part of the Comix Season.

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American Splendor

The story of grumpy Cleveland file clerk and cult comic-book creator Harvey Pekar.

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