Fiction writer and academic Brian Evenson joined Mike Dawson for a conversation about Chester Brown’s early graphic-novel, Ed the Happy Clown, which was first serialized in the one man anthology, Yummy Fur, and subsequently collected in a variety of formats.
The loves of a mangaka: XPOSED. Continue reading
Modern art, comics, and some words with Seiichi Hayashi. Continue reading
The first installment of a new monthly column, in which the cartoonist Julia Gfrörer uses principles of psychoanalysis, philosophy, and comparative mythology to deliberately overthink the symbolic language of comics.
The gangly years of an old legend. Continue reading
Dapper Dan! Can I write about movies! Uhh, Boyhood hasn’t opened around here yet… Continue reading
Etta Hulme is an icon in editorial cartooning, a trailblazer for women cartoonists. She was a full-time editoonist on the staff of a major metropolitan daily newspaper before any other woman cartoonist was; she was widely syndicated at a time when no other woman cartoonist was. Continue reading
Visually, there are very few gifted cartoonists who are as remorselessly ungiving as Nick Maandag. There is no succulent texture in his universe, no oasis of exfoliating leafy beauty to offer relief from the aridity of the art. Continue reading