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“He Was an Odd Individual Who Really Pushed the Boundaries”: An Interview with Bill Schelly about James Warren

The comics scholar talks at length about his career and his new book on publisher James Warren. Continue reading

 

“I Wish I Could Do It All”: Jaime Hernandez Speaks to Katie Skelly

The GOAT sits down with Skelly, and she easily sidestepst the ten questions people always waste his time with. Continue reading

 

“If You Worry About It, It’ll Never Come”: An Interview with Jim Scancarelli

Jim Scancarelli walks Alex Dueben through the history of Gasoline Alley, which celebrated its 100th anniversary late last year. Continue reading

 

“The Creative Act Shall Always Triumph Over the Death Culture of Capital”: An Interview with Matthew Thurber

In this sometimes contentious discussion, the creator of Art Comic talks about the evils of capitalism, his love of Surrealism, why no artist should move to New York, and the to-be-welcomed destruction of official art history. Continue reading

 

“I Wasn’t Writing About the Work I Find Most Valuable”: An Interview with Marc Singer

Noah Berlatsky talks to Marc Singer about putting in the work required if you’re going to be critical of criticism. Is the snake eating its tail? Hey pal–the tail is the best part! Continue reading

 

Excerpt: Breaking The Frames

You may think you know what’s wrong with the academic study of comics–but you’re probably just making a lazy assumption. Marc Singer and his new book are here to tell why it’s actually worse than you thought. Continue reading

 

“This Is MANGA”: The Art of Naoki Urasawa in Los Angeles

Japan sent the work of Naoki Urasawa to Los Angeles for a gallery showing, and Dan Schindel sent himself to check it out for you, the people. Continue reading

 

Role and Other Models Of Physical Worldbuilding: Émilie Plateau & Jul Gordon

Oliver Ristau reports back from the current exhibition of work from Émilie Plateau & Jul Gordon. Can’t make it to Germany? We’ve got you covered. Continue reading