Author Archives: Craig Fischer

“I’m Surprised!”: An Interview with Andrew Neal about Meeting Comics

Retailer turned cartoonist Andrew Neal catches up with TCJ about the first print collection of his gag strip, Meeting Comics, which transitioned from “lunch break work” to a full-fledged universe in record time! Continue reading

 

H.P. Moorecraft: On the Ending of Providence

The climax of the book is Alan Moore’s meta-meditation on the shape and nature of his comics career, written as he prepares to leave the medium. Continue reading

 

Providence: Lovecraft, Sexual Violence, and the Body of the Other

Craig Fischer on Moore’s mind-bending masterpiece. Continue reading

 

Hawkeye Supercut

An in-depth and at-length consideration of Matt Fraction, David Aja & company’s Hawkeye. Continue reading

 

My Friend Dave

The A to Z of MAD Magazine’s Dave Berg. Continue reading

 

One Life, Many Books: Michel Rabagliati’s Paul

I can’t believe that I ever found Rabagliati’s art “simple.” Continue reading

 

My Back Pages

My ostensible reason for teaching serialization in the first place was that I felt an obligation to discuss the history of the floppy, but my students don’t care at all about that history. Continue reading

 

The Lives of Insects: On Photography and Comics

About photography, comics, and (mostly) Eddie Campbell. Continue reading

 
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