There’s Always a Certain Kind of Risk to Take (This Week’s Links)

Opening and closing with posters, this week’s installment of The Ryan Flanders Show sees our trusty explorer linking up a romantic storm. HAPPY VALENTINE’S DAY! Continue reading


“Year Abroad. Dumb Luck. Decent Taste.”: An Interview With Edward Gauvin

In a fascinating, must read conversation, Edward Gauvin talks with Alex Dueben about his career as a freelancer translator, the noble responsiblity of the job, the difficulties inherent to its economic model, and some of his favorite recent European finds. Continue reading


The Artist’s Life and Death Redundant: Inio Asano’s Downfall

In which the artist of Goodnight Punpun proves that comics can’t break your heart if you break it yourself. Continue reading


Seymour Chwast’s Graphic Novels

Famed graphic designer Seymour Chwast sat down with cartoonist Dash Shaw to talk about the graphic novels he’s created, those he wants to create, and whether or not he considers them a “side pursuit”. Continue reading


I Can’t Wear My Hat in Here? (This Week’s Links)

France is dolling out the plaudits, Ryan is doling out the links. February’s comics news is in full swing! Continue reading


The Comics Journal #305: Excerpt from the Rebecca Kirby and HTML Flowers Conversation

In The Comics Journal #350, Rebecca Kirby and HTML Flowers talk about health care, disability, and illness and how they transfer those themes into their comics work. Continue reading


“What I Thought I Had Figured Out” – Talking Bradley of Him with Connor Willumsen

George Elkind and Connor Willumsen have a sprawling conversation on Bradley of Him, one of 2019’s most fascinating comics. Continue reading


Grappling With Privilege: Connor Willumsen’s Bradley Of Him

Brian Nicholson makes his case for the philosophy behind Connor Willumsen’s “bravura” Bradley of Him. Continue reading