Author Archives: TCJ Administrator

The Richard Sala Interview by Darcy Sullivan

In this 1998 interview, Richard Sala discusses his genre influences, style, and pop culture obsession. Continue reading

 

The Dame Darcy Interview

In this 1994 interview, Dame Darcy and interviewer Darcy Sullivan talk about Victorian influences, ghosts, and pointy boobs. Continue reading

 

The Problem with Editorial Cartooning Today

This 1988 panel about the viability of satire in editorial cartooning features Jules Feiffer, Chuck Freund, Brad Holland, David Levine, and Peter Steiner. They question what’s left to satirize in a culture that satirizes itself, and ponder if humor helps or hurts the political aims of editorial cartoonists. Continue reading

 

The Charles Burns Interview by Darcy Sullivan

In this 1992 interview, Charles Burns and Darcy Sullivan discuss teenagers, critics, his work in Europe and the art of psychological horror. Continue reading

 

The Great Comic Book Heroes Intro & Afterword by Jules Feiffer

In this expanded intro and afterword to Jules Feiffer’s The Great Comic Book Heroes, he explains how the art and business of comic books has evolved since its origin. Continue reading

 

“The Nostrand Zone” by Bhob Stewart

In this essay from The Comics Journal #96 (March 1985), Bhob Stewart looks at the career of “Mystery Artist” Howard Nostrand. Continue reading

 

“There Are Good Guys and Bad Guys” By Bhob Stewart

In this Against the Grain essay, considered one of his best, zinester, writer, editor and artist Bhob Stewart (1937-2014) talks about his time working with Wallace Wood. Wood photo by Bhob Stewart. Continue reading

 

The Shary Flenniken Interview

In this interview from The Comics Journal #146 (November 1991), Shary Flenniken talks about running away from home, the Air Pirates, editing National Lampoon, Trots and Bonnie, and more. Continue reading