Author Archives: James Romberger

About James Romberger

James Romberger is a fine artist and cartoonist who lives and works in Manhattan’s Lower East Side. In the mid-1980s, he was co-founder of the seminal East Village installation gallery Ground Zero. Romberger’s pastel drawings are in many private and public collections, including the Metropolitan Museum of Art. “Post York,” his multimedia comic book/flexidisc collaboration with his son Crosby for Uncivilized Books was nominated for an Eisner award in 2013, a year that also saw a revised edition of the critically acclaimed graphic novel "Seven Miles A Second," Romberger’s collaboration with Marguerite Van Cook and the late David Wojnarowicz published by Fantagraphics Books. For DC/Vertigo, Romberger collaborated with MacArthur fellow Jay Cantor on “Aaron and Ahmed,” with Peter Milligan on “Bronx Kill” and with Jamie Delano on the “Renegade” arc of “2020 Visions.” Romberger also writes critically for Publisher’s Weekly and the pop culture websites Hooded Utilitarian, The Beat and Comics Journal.

Paul Kirchner’s Apocalyptic Sensibility

A conversation with the creator of “Dope Rider” and “The Bus.” Continue reading