Author Archives: Gary Groth

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Entertaining Comics

Fantagraphics publisher Gary Groth on what EC accomplished and what it didn’t. Continue reading

 

Spain Rodriguez Talks About Online Comics

In this one-page interview from TCJ #232 (April 2001), Gary Groth talks to Spain Rodriguez about collaborating with Bob Callahan on the Salon.com comic Dark Hotel. Continue reading

 
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The Spain Interview

In this two-part interview, Gary Groth talks to Spain about Catholicism, working in a factory, rebelling against authority, teaching, the underground comix movement and Zap, and Nightmare Alley. Continue reading

 
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The Jeff Smith Interview

In this interview, Jeff Smith breaks down for Gary Groth all the work and all of the years he put in to become an overnight success. Continue reading

 
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The Joe Kubert Interview

In this 1994 interview, Joe Kubert talks about how he broke into comics in the “shop system,” his work as a freelancer and editor at DC Comics and concludes with his foray into graphic non-fiction. Kubert also talks about founding the Joe Kubert School of Art. Continue reading

 
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SDCC12: Gilbert Shelton Spotlight

Gary Groth interviews the underground cartoonist. Filmed by Justin Bloch and David McCloud. Continue reading

 
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SDCC12: Love and Rockets 30th Anniversary Panel

Publisher Gary Groth interviews Gilbert, Jaime and Mario Hernandez about 30 years of cartooning Love and Rockets. Filmed by Justin Bloch and David McCloud. Continue reading

 
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The Alan Moore Interview

Gary Groth’s 1987 interview with Alan Moore documents the writer’s attitude towards DC after creator protests over a proposed rating system. “The Watchmen and Swamp Thing writer explains why he’ll no longer work for DC.” Continue reading