Author Archives: Kim Thompson

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One Picture Does Not A Comic Make

In his review of Masters of Comic Book Art from The Comics Journal #49 (August 1979), Kim Thompson makes a distinction between illustration and sequential comic art. Continue reading

 
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Another Relentlessly Elitist Editorial

Kim Thompson answers a “silly question” in this editorial from The Comics Journal #55 (April 1980) Continue reading

 
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Claire Bretécher: Triumphant Despite Traitorous Translation

In this review from The Comics Journal #42 (October 1978), Kim Thompson critiques National Lampoon’s Claire Bretecher translation. Continue reading

 
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Run of the Miller

In this review from The Comics Journal #82 (July 1983) Kim Thompson reads and reacts to the first issue of Ronin. Continue reading

 
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The Comics Journal #302: The Jacques Tardi Interview Excerpt

In this excerpt from the Jacques Tardi interview in The Comics Journal #302, Tardi talks about his current graphic novel project, which tells the story of his father’s experiences as a French soldier in WWII. Continue reading

 
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Jean “Moebius” Giraud, 1938-2012

Jean Giraud, the French cartoonist best known by his pen name “Moebius,” died Saturday in a Paris hospital after a lengthy battle with cancer, at the age of 73. Continue reading

 
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An Interview With Jean “Moebius” Giraud

Kim Thompson’s 1987 interview. Continue reading

 
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Francisco Solano López, 1928 – 2011

An appreciation of the late Argentinian cartoonist. Continue reading

 
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