Author Archives: Bob Levin

Morning Becomes Renee

An interview about Black Eye. Continue reading

 

The Anti-War Comics of Harvey Kurtzman

The politics of Harvey Kurtzman’s war comics. Continue reading

 

Ware and ‘When’ (and What About It)

A citizen of Berkeley opens Building Stories. Continue reading

 

The Comics Journal #302: Albert and Robert Excerpt

Bob Levin’s story about Robert Crumb’s lawyer, Albert Morse, begins with the Amazon “Keep on Truckin” lawsuit. Continue reading

 

Let Us Now Praise Al Feldstein

The glory of the sex and violence of EC Comics. Continue reading

 

To Hell and Back

Re-reading Ed the Happy Clown, examining footnotes, and “The Door”. Continue reading

 

The S. Clay Wilson Interview

Bob Levin and the legendary underground artist and Zap contributor engage in a hearty discussion. Continue reading

 

You Vant, Mebbe, 39 Vays to Say ‘Imbecile’?

To paraphrase the old Levy’s rye bread ad, you don’t have to be Jewish – an observant Jew, anyway – to enjoy Yiddishkeit: Jewish Vernacular & the New Land, an anthology designed to acquaint the un- (or under-) informed with Yiddish culture. Continue reading