Author Archives: Brian Nicholson

“This Amazing Mechanism She Can Control With Her Mind”: An Interview with Lale Westvind

Brian Nicholson catches up with one of our most important (in terms of raw, awesome power) cartoonists, Lale Westvind, on her history, her work, her teaching and whether or not she’s going to keep riding motorcycles cross country. Continue reading

 

Grappling With Privilege: Connor Willumsen’s Bradley Of Him

Brian Nicholson makes his case for the philosophy behind Connor Willumsen’s “bravura” Bradley of Him. Continue reading

 

Dogface Has Its Day: The Success Of Brian Blomerth

Brian Blomerth’s Bicycle Day has quietly become one of the most beloved comics of the year, which is only the latest chapter in the cartoonist’s weird and delightful career. Brian Nicholson makes his way through all the purposeful deceit surrounding the cartoonist in our new profile. Continue reading

 

The League Of Extraordinary Gentlemen: The Tempest

Brian Nicholson takes a look at Alan Moore and Kevin O’Neill’s League of Extraordinary of Gentlemen, whose recent conclusion reportedly serves as the conclusion of Moore’s career in comics as well. Continue reading

 

An Interview with Connor Willumsen

One of the most exciting young cartoonists today, the Treasure Island creator talks about his process, color separation, what it was like to work for Marvel, and making art for money. Continue reading