Author Archives: RJ Casey

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

 

Pepe in the Court of Law: An Interview with Kimberley Motley

Speaking with Matt Furie’s attorney. Continue reading

 

“I’m an Outsider Person”: The Carel Moiseiwitsch Interview

Moiseiwitsch drew dangerous comics. Prominently featuring murderous cops, third-world refugees, and war crimes hopscotching their way to our front door, her works were dangerous because they gave us the raw truth, seemingly drawn in dense black sauce. Continue reading

 

An Interview with Sophie Yanow

The memoirist, journalist, and translator talks about politics, journalistic ethics, and how her art has changed. Continue reading

 

“My Way of Witnessing”: Warren Craghead on Donald Trump

What it’s like to draw the same man, again and again, day after day. Continue reading

 

The Anxiously Subversive Comics of Adam Buttrick

Buttrick was born and raised in the Midwest, but you wouldn’t know it from his comics. They feel universal, otherworldly, or more precisely, untraceable. Continue reading

 

“I’ve Fully Embraced Rigidity”: Nick Drnaso on Beverly

Talking to the debut graphic novelist about his evolving style, writing with objectivity, and Midwestern repression. Continue reading