Author Archives: Gary Groth

From Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Vol. 1 ©1990 Mirage Studios

The Kevin Eastman Interview Part 2

In this 1998 interview with Gary Groth, Kevin Eastman explains how Tundra lost 14 million dollars publishing alternative comics. Continue reading

 
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The Kevin Eastman Interview Part I

In Part One of this two-part 1998 interview, conducted by Gary Groth, Kevin Eastman talks about the rise of the Ninja Turtles, Creators Rights and the first Direct Market black-and-white boom. Continue reading

 
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Hitchschlock/Truffaux

A critical look at a book of conversations between Will Eisner and Frank Miller. Continue reading

 
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Robert Crumb—Live Online: The Interview That Didn’t Happen

After their Australian confab was cancelled Crumb and Groth had their conversation anyway, with guest questions from a variety of cartoonists. Continue reading

 
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The Joe Simon Interview

In this brief interview, Joe Simon talks to Gary Groth about co-creating Captain America with Jack Kirby, as well as many other titles they worked on together. Continue reading

 
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TCJ #301: Excerpt from the Genesis Interview

Discussed: The approaches various media have taken to the same source material, Crumb’s personal religious beliefs and what it’s like to bring to light some of the less savory Bible stories. Continue reading

 
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The Jim Woodring Interview

Jim Woodring talks about his career in animation, shares anecdotes about Jack Kirby and Gil Kane, his move to Seattle, his transition from autobio to Frank, collaborating with Harvey Pekar and more. Continue reading

 
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TCJ #301: Excerpt from Al Jaffee & Michael Kupperman in Conversation

Being a “working artist”; the economics of digital content; the origins of the Mad fold-in. Continue reading