Author Archives: Mike Dawson


Katie Skelly on The Book of Human Insects by Osamu Tezuka

The creator of Nurse Nurse talks about a pivotal book in the manga master’s oeuvre. Continue reading


Zack Soto on Kingdom Come

The Study Group publisher and Secret Voice cartoonist talks about Mark Waid and Alex Ross’s superhero dystopia. Plus: Isaac Cates. Continue reading


Caitlin McGurk and Jim Rugg on Ghost World and The Death Ray by Dan Clowes

Chatting about the depictions of teenage friendships in the books of Dan Clowes. Continue reading


Brian Evenson on Ed the Happy Clown

Fiction writer and academic Brian Evenson joined Mike Dawson for a conversation about Chester Brown’s early graphic-novel, Ed the Happy Clown, which was first serialized in the one man anthology, Yummy Fur, and subsequently collected in a variety of formats.
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Julia Wertz on Can’t We Talk About Something More Pleasant? and Spent

A conversation with the Infinite Wait creator about autobiographical graphic novels by Roz Chast and Joe Matt. Continue reading


Sarah Glidden on Joe Sacco’s Footnotes in Gaza

Mike talks to comics journalist Sarah Glidden about Joe Sacco’s Footnotes in Gaza. Continue reading


TCJ Talkies: Tom Hart on Craig Thompson’s Habibi

Mike Dawson returns to comics podcasting with an all-new format. In this episode, he invites guest Tom Hart to discuss a major recent work. Continue reading


Mike Dawson: Day Five

Work. Continue reading