Author Archives: Craig Fischer


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

Death of Superman

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

Photo by Teresangela Schiano, 9/7/1999, 11:04am.

The Lives of Insects: On Photography and Comics

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


Night and Day: Notes on Building Stories

Building Stories? Take your time, and read it carefully. Continue reading

From JONAH HEX #63.

Devils and Machines: On Jonah Hex and All Star Western

This column fulfills a promise. Continue reading


Echoes of ’82

A series of filmed arguments for Jack Kirby’s legacy. Continue reading


The Ballad of Axe-Faced Anne: Comics, Criticism, Contexts

Horror, Robert Jauss’s horizon of expectations, the Skywald publishing line. Continue reading

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