Monthly Archives: April 2011

Publishing, Power, and Print Purgatory: Inside the Tokyopop Rights Situation

Tokyopop will not be reverting rights back to their creators of original content, and is in discussion with certain creators regarding contract buyouts, a source told the Comics Journal this week. Continue reading

 

Hillary Chute and the Dynamics of Autobiography

Hillary Chute’s Graphic Women examines autobiographical comics through a literary lens; and yet how to reckon with the mysterious “Judith Forest”‘s performative “autobiographies?” Continue reading

 

Strong Finish

Two new pieces, a handful of links for your weekend. Continue reading

 

Dummy Text

Views & News Continue reading

 

Evan Dorkin

The first episode of a new biweekly podcast. The special guest: Milk & Cheese creator Evan Dorkin. Continue reading

 

Bulletproof: The Kane & Hine Interview

An interview with Shaky Kane and David Hine, creators of The Bulletproof Coffin, a candy-coated, psychedelic superhero romp that doubles as a savage condemnation of the comics industry. Continue reading

 

Working it Out

Various adventures and one excellent visit. Continue reading

 

Gahan Wilson and the Comedy of the Weird

For decades, Wilson has been aiming his shrinking ray at monsters and aliens and evil humans of all sorts, and distilled their most terrifying qualities into cartoons. Continue reading