Author Archives: Philip Nel
Mourning the loss of Richard Thompson. Continue reading
Mark Newgarden and Megan Montague Cash on Bow-Wow, comics, picture books, and telling stories without words Continue reading
Adapted from the Afterword to Barnaby Volume One: 1942-1943 (Fantagraphics, 2013).
The artist typically said very little about his life before Barnaby. But before Barnaby, there was Crockett Johnson. And before Crockett Johnson, there was David Johnson Leisk. Continue reading
In this obituary, Philip Nel, a children’s literature scholar, provides a historical overview of Maurice Sendak’s career and legacy. Continue reading