Author Archives: Bob Levin

The Purpose of Shittiness

Bob Levin’s all caught up on the early years of Casanova Frankenstein, and he’s ready to play tour guide. Buckle your seatbelt! Continue reading

 

Kicks

Pondering the lessons of Malcolm Whyte’s Art Out of Chaos. Continue reading

 

Why Does the 12-Inch-Tall Piano Player Sing?

The return of pirate cartoonist Dan O’Neill Continue reading

 

Something of Value

Mike Diana, obscenity then and now. Continue reading

 

The Only Sensible Response

On Robusto!!!, a collection of Serbian comics about war, black markets, and debauchery, plus an interview with the man behind it. Continue reading

 

The Horror! The Horror!: Graham Ingels and the Art of Real Yuch

Who Graham Ingels was (and wasn’t) before, after and during EC Comics. Continue reading

 

Texas, In My Rearview Mirror

Jack Jackson, aka “Jaxon, was a first-generation underground cartoonist. (In fact, with “God Nose,” which he self-published in 1964, he may have been the first UG cartoonist.) He was a fifth-generation Texan, born May 15, 1941, in Pandora (est. pop. … Continue reading

 

Art, No Art, Art

Reading Pop Wasteland… Continue reading