Author Archives: The Editors


The Dennis Eichhorn Interview

In this 1993 interview, Eichhorn talks about matching artists to his writing, Bukowski, and Harvey Pekar. Continue reading

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Remembering Fred Fredericks

Frank Thorne and Hy Eisman share their memories of the cartoonist who drew Mandrake the Magician for half a century. Continue reading


Our Best of 2014

Dan and Tim pick the most memorable reviews, interviews, articles, and other stories published on this site in the year 2014. Continue reading


On Al Feldstein

Craig Fischer and Mark Newgarden remember the editor. Continue reading


2013 Year in Review

Some highlights from the year gone by. Continue reading

Circa early 1990s.

Tributes to Kim Thompson

Memories from David B., Peter Bagge, Mike Catron, Daniel Clowes, Helena G. Harvilicz, Gilbert Hernandez, Jaime Hernandez, Paul Karasik, Jason T. Miles, Tony Millionaire, Pat Moriarty, Eric Reynolds, Richard Sala, Joe Sacco, Chris Ware, and many others. Continue reading


Blood and Thunder: Craft is the Enemy

This argument began with a letter by James Kochalka (American Elf) in The Comics Journal #189 (in 2005, he would expand on his theory in The Cute Manifesto). Some readers found this letter inspirational; others, such as Jim Woodring, wrote in refutations. Continue reading

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Blood and Thunder: Harvey Pekar and R. Fiore

From The Comics Journal’s letters pages (Blood and Thunder), circa 1989-1990: American Splendor creator Harvey Pekar and critic R. Fiore argue over realism and genre fiction in comics. And Animal Farm. Continue reading

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