Riff Raff

Wet Earth

Lala Albert’s new book from Sonatina, with drawings far more accomplished than anything Albert has done before. Continue reading

Comic Book Decalogue

Episode 25: Emil Ferris

Ferris (My Favorite Thing Is Monsters) talks superheroes and dada, politics and accessibility, Will Eisner, Ted Leo, and more. Continue reading

Ice Cream For Bedwetters


I hadn’t read a comic book in months when I picked up The Saga of the Sub-Mariner – the single longest period of time in my entire life without reading a comic. Why did I decide to break my fast with The Saga of the Sub-Mariner? Continue reading

Common Currency

The Green Hand and Other Stories

Nicole Claveloux’s comics give fantastic flight to common emotions in colors and landscapes that border on the surreal, and are glimpses of a road not taken, in which comics evolved differently. Continue reading

Riff Raff

Is This the Dave Gibbons Way?

In his new book, the artist of Watchmen tries to explain “How Comics Work”. Continue reading

10 Cent Museum

Feininger’s Grandkids

What if comics held up Lyonel Feininger as a model rather than Jack Kirby? Continue reading

Riff Raff

CAB 2017

All new digs for this NYC art comics festival make for a great show all around Continue reading

Common Currency

The Tumult of Liberty

Three French-language comics demonstrate the challenges raised for creators by the remarkable aesthetic and thematic developments of the last twenty years. Continue reading