Author Archives: RJ Casey

It Is Time To Boycott Marvel

RJ Casey has had it up to here, and has decided it’s time to pull out of this whole arrangement. Will you join him? Continue reading

 

“It Is Kind of Fun to Torture People Through Comics”: The Penny Van Horn Interview

In this interview, Weirdo cartoonist Penny Van Horn talks about color, motherhood, animation, and scratchboard technique. Continue reading

 

“I’m Still in Art-Monster Mode”: A Conversation with Katie Fricas

Katie Fricas’s peculiar, underground-reminiscent work has appeared in The New York Times, PEN America, and The New Yorker. Here, she talks growing up in a military family, performing in front of crowds, and pigeons. Continue reading

 

A Plague Comes to SPX

Casey was able to get past previous sponsorships by Amazon-owned comiXology at SPX, but this year is different. Continue reading

 

“I Achieved That Peace of Mind Involuntarily”: An Interview with D.R.T.

Through writing for this site and being employed by its publisher, I occasionally am lucky enough to get sent books in the mail. None of them have floored me quite like one I received a couple weeks back called Qoberious … Continue reading

 

Checking In with Zach Kanin

The New Yorker cartoonist and former SNL writer talks about his submission process, attempting to be timeless, and why he had to duck flying projectiles at work. Continue reading

 

Yoe Books: A Disservice to Comics History

We are at peak reprint. Because of this, the only worthwhile publishing projects reissuing old comic strips or books need to be either uncovering hidden gems and critical missing links to bygone eras, or repackaging material in a way that … Continue reading

 

“I Enjoy Creating Moments”: An Interview with Jason Murphy

Talking violence, abstract art, narrative incoherence, and kids’ comics with the creator of “The Character”. Continue reading

 
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