A Cartoonist’s Diary

Colleen Frakes: Day Three

Dungeons and Dragons, cooking, a little house built by a teenager, and more science: it’s Wednesday, and Colleen is holding it down in Alaska! Continue reading

A Cartoonist’s Diary

Colleen Frakes: Day Two

Coffee and comics are great, but there’s no substitute for greenery. Need some science for that statement? Colleen has you covered, in day two of her Alaskan adventure! Continue reading

A Cartoonist’s Diary

Colleen Frakes: Day One

Sometimes you need to get away from it all: and sometimes that moment corresponds with an artist camp taking place in Alaska. Colleen Frakes has the details, in this week’s Cartoonist Diary! Continue reading

Comic Book Decalogue

Episode 29: Tom Kaczynski

The cartoonist and publisher behind Cartoon Dialectics and Beta Testing the Apocalypse talks the New Gods, comic shops, memes, nostalgia, and more. Continue reading

Ice Cream For Bedwetters

Time to Meet Your God

Scott Snyder and Greg Capullo stake their claim that, yes, there is something new under that Gotham City sun. “You sure about that?”, Tegan replies. Continue reading

Retail Therapy

The Dragon

Jenn Haines, owner of The Dragon, came all the way from Ontario to explain how she went ahead and created the future of comics retail about two decades ago. Continue reading

Search and Destroy

Six Books from One Failed Bookstore

What can you learn from the comics found at a going-out-of-business sale? If you’re Matt Seneca, the answer is a whole hell of a lot. Continue reading

What Was Alternative Manga?

The Weight of Postwar Life: Tsuge Tadao vs. Takano Shinzo, 1969

A never-before-translated vintage interview with the legendary mangaka Tsuge Tadao (Trash Market, Slum Wolf) conducted by a Garo editor Continue reading