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Caitlin McGurk and Jim Rugg on Ghost World and The Death Ray by Dan Clowes

Chatting about the depictions of teenage friendships in the books of Dan Clowes. Continue reading

 
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Brian Evenson on Ed the Happy Clown

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.
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Julia Wertz on Can’t We Talk About Something More Pleasant? and Spent

A conversation with the Infinite Wait creator about autobiographical graphic novels by Roz Chast and Joe Matt. Continue reading

 
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Sarah Glidden on Joe Sacco’s Footnotes in Gaza

Mike talks to comics journalist Sarah Glidden about Joe Sacco’s Footnotes in Gaza. Continue reading

 
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TCJ Talkies: Tom Hart on Craig Thompson’s Habibi

Mike Dawson returns to comics podcasting with an all-new format. In this episode, he invites guest Tom Hart to discuss a major recent work. Continue reading

 
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Tim Kreider

In his final episode, Mike Dawson interviews The Pain cartoonist and essayist Tim Kreider Continue reading

 
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Craig Thompson

This time around, Mike talks to the creator of Habibi and Blankets. Continue reading

 
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Renée French

Mike talks to the cartoonist behind such disturbing works as The Ticking and Marbles in My Underpants about style, what’s acceptable (and not) in today’s comics world, and her second career as a children’s book creator. Continue reading