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A Cartoonist’s Diary

Nate McDonough: Day Three

Clocking in has its own challenges, but otherwise, Nate’s work day turns out quite like most of ’em. But swapping Sons of Anarchy out for Downton Abbey? That’s a choice, pal! Continue reading

 
High-Low

Welcome to Paradise Systems

R. Orion Martin (with kuš!) has helped translate and publish a number of underground Chinese comics artists, which American alternative comics readers will find familiar in subject matter, but strange and original in tone and approach. Continue reading

 
A Cartoonist’s Diary

Nate McDonough: Day Two

Nate’s morning ramble through the backissue market concludes with an explanation of the difficulties inherent in getting Coors Light to the people. Cartoonist? Meet diary! Continue reading

 
A Cartoonist’s Diary

Nate McDonough: Day One

Nate McDonough opens today’s latest Cartoonist’s Diary with all the varied modes of travel: walking, biking, running, bussing. Also: dogs! Continue reading

 
Ice Cream For Bedwetters

The Empty Mirror

After 18 months, it’s time for the final episode of Tegan O’Neil’s column, Ice Cream For Bedwetters–and we’re talking Spider-Verse, the Clone Saga and the motivation behind it all. Continue reading

 
A Cartoonist’s Diary

Chris Kuzma: Day Five

In today’s installment of Chris Kuzma’s Cartoonist Diary, we see our creator lost in a dream of his making, designed for the enjoyment of one. Continue reading

 
Grid

Steve Ditko and the Comic-Book People

A big-picture/close-reading appreciation of Steve Ditko through the lens of his relationship with the world known as Comicdom. (It’s also a story about a cartoonist’s profound investment in words and his hostility toward editors who didn’t understand his unusual approach to language.) Continue reading

 
A Cartoonist’s Diary

Chris Kuzma: Day Four

In today’s installment of Chris Kuzma’s Cartoonist Diary, we enter the mysterious world of absolute peak Kuzma. Continue reading