Author Archives: Patrick Rosenkranz

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No Longer of This Planet: Gary Arlington (1938-2014)

The “patron saint” of underground comix died last week at his home and by now has hopefully moved on to cartoon heaven. But he was always a procrastinator and might still be hanging out in funny book limbo. Continue reading

 
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“Totally Righteous” Lower East Side Cartoonist Dies

Alan Shenker AKA Yossarian, March 3, 1945-January 14, 2013. Continue reading

 
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Spain Rodriguez Fought the Good Fight

Born March 2, 1940 in Buffalo, New York. Died November 28, 2012 in San Francisco, California.
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In the First Circle of Hell with S. Clay Wilson

A visit with S. Clay Wilson and Lorraine Chamberlin and an update on the state of the artist’s health. Continue reading

 
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Spain Rodriguez: Still Cruisin’ After All These Years

A visit with the great underground artist on the occasion of another installment of his Buffalo stories. Continue reading

 
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A Seasonal Snapshot of Retail Funny Business

The state of comic book stores on both coasts and Chicago, too. Continue reading

 
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The Co-Conspirator: A Visit with Diana Schutz

The Dark Horse editor reflects on a lifetime of comic book selling, editing, and educating. Continue reading

 
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The ABCs of Autobio Comix

In 1971 Justin Green’s Binky Brown started a revolution. Here’s what happened next. Continue reading