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Issue #66

Sat, March 4th, 2006

Larry Young checks in with a report from the TED conference in Monterey, California. What is TED? And who are the many visionaries and major players that attended? Let Larry be your guide on this little journey.

Issue #65

Fri, December 2nd, 2005

Could you equate the troubles faced by the US Space Program with the current state of comics criticism? Well, you might not be able to, but Larry Young can as he returns with a special edition of LOOSE CANNON.

Issue #64

Mon, July 25th, 2005

Larry Young checks in with a story fans of the "Spider-Man" movies must read. At a most unexpected moment, genius strikes Larry and he may well have figured out what's going to take place in "Spider-Man 3."

Issue #63

Fri, April 1st, 2005

Larry Young stops by to talk about how his first reading of "Sin City" affected and influenced his career in the comics industry.

Issue #62

Fri, February 25th, 2005

Larry makes one of his irregular stops here at CBR on the occasion of Hunter S. Thompson's death, not to eulogize the lost writer, but to pay respects to one who's still with us. Who's Larry talking about? You'll have to read LOOSE CANNON to find out.

Issue #61

Fri, December 31st, 2004

It's a special New Years Ever edition of Loose Cannon! This week, Larry eschews season's greetings for a unified modernism theory, and shows why talking about "Best of the Year" is like comparing Georgia O'Keeffe and Frank Lloyd Wright.

Issue #60

Thu, September 30th, 2004

This week, Larry tells you how to pitch your comic book. Part science, part art, and all gumption, once again ol' Lar pulls aside the curtain and gives you "The Secret."

Issue #59

Thu, September 16th, 2004

"This week, Larry tries to get to the bottom of what actually represents the 'news' in the comics blogosphereiverse."

Issue #58

Thu, September 9th, 2004

Larry continues his convo with comics bloggers this week, adding a couple of new ones, and asking how each blogger sees the coverage they offer. Some interesting answers.

Issue #56

Fri, May 30th, 2003

Larry Young returns with an all new Loose Cannon in which he shares with you exactly how not to submit a proposal to a publishing company, using his own proposal for a Batman Elseworlds project as an example.

Issue #55

Fri, March 28th, 2003

In what is definitely not your average interview, Larry Young does the 20 Questions thing with "Scurvy Dogs" creator Ryan Yount.

Issue #54

Fri, February 7th, 2003

Larry Young makes one of his infrequent returns to CBR to share his own perspective on last weekend's Alternative Press Expo in San Francisco.

Issue #53

Fri, May 31st, 2002

Larry Young's back! Well, sorta. While Larry's column officially ended a couple of months ago, he'll return once in a while when something really gets him going. Like today when Larry has an idea for comic companies that he feels should be implemented by all of them.

Issue #52

Fri, January 18th, 2002

The final Loose Cannon. After one year Larry Young brings his column to a close at CBR. Instead of the regular tease we include with each column, this week we simply ask you to read it for yourself. See for yourself how Larry brings his column to a close. Thanks, Larry.

Issue #51

Fri, January 11th, 2002

This week, Larry explains why free comics aren't free, drops in a reference to Invasion of the Body Snatchers, and points you to Borderline.

Issue #50

Fri, January 4th, 2002

This week, Larry offers up a little something for everyone: The International Museum of Cartoon Art, hitting pedestrians with cars, and the world's funniest joke.

Fri, December 28th, 2001

A blast from the past, it's Larry's second Loose Cannon column in which he gives Marvel some free marketing ideas! Return next week for an all new Loose Cannon.

Issue #49

Fri, December 21st, 2001

This week, Larry's keeping it short and sweet. As a little holiday gift for the attentive reader, he's got a valuable resource for artists' reference, and an exclusive webcomic for all."

Issue #48

Fri, December 14th, 2001

This week, Larry's got a little something special for those of you who've always wanted to do their own comic book, but didn't know where to start.

Issue #47

Fri, December 7th, 2001

This week, Larry waxes nostalgic for the days when he stapled his minicomics one at a time, and shines the spotlight on a couple of guys who may or may not be "Teenagers from Mars."

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