Author Archives: Bob Levin

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The Anti-War Comics of Harvey Kurtzman

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

 
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Ware and ‘When’ (and What About It)

A citizen of Berkeley opens Building Stories. Continue reading

 
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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

 
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Let Us Now Praise Al Feldstein

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

 
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To Hell and Back

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

 
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The S. Clay Wilson Interview

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

 
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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

 
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Out of the Past

Michel Choquette and The Someday Funnies: a veritable Lost Dutchman’s lode of comic history Continue reading