Author Archives: Mike Dawson


Isaac Cates on Asterios Polyp by David Mazzucchelli

The Cartozia Tales editor talks about Mazzucchelli’s ambitious graphic novel. Continue reading


Dan Zettwoch and Rina Ayuyang on The Freddie Stories by Lynda Barry

Two great cartoonists, the creators of Birdseye Bristoe and Whirlwind Wonderland respectively, discuss Lynda Barry’s Freddie Stories. Continue reading


Caitlin McGurk and John Porcellino on I Never Liked You and Summer of Love

A discussion of two landmark teenage memoirs by Chester Brown and Debbie Dreschler. Continue reading


Sammy Harkham on Murder by High Tide by Maurice Tillieux

The Crickets artist and Kramers Ergot editor in a conversation about an overlooked European comic, M. Tillieux’s Murder by High Tide. Continue reading


Dylan Horrocks and Tom Hart on Silly Daddy by Joe Chiappetta

Talking about Joe Chiappetta’s inventive Silly Daddy. Continue reading


Box Brown on The Cute Manifesto and BORB

Box Brown chats about James Kochalka’s The Cute Manifesto and Jason Little’s BORB. Continue reading


Annie Mok and Kris Mukai on Ant Colony and The Hospital Suite

Annie Mok and Kris Mukai discuss recent books by Michael DeForge and John Porcellino. Continue reading


Dustin Harbin on Batman Year One

Dustin Harbin joins me for a conversation about Batman Year One, by Frank Miller and David Mazzucchelli. Full disclosure, I went into this pick totally wanting to hate on it and hate on Frank Miller, but I have to stay … Continue reading