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America as Haunted House: An Interview with Tim Lane

“I don’t think traditional comics will survive. But I’m trying one last gasp now before they go under completely.” Continue reading

 

Excerpt: Happy Hour In America

Thanks to Tim Lane himself, we’re happy to present this excerpt of Happy Hour In America.  Continue reading

 

“I Want a Blank Area to Work With”: Connor Willumsen on Anti-Gone

A meeting of the minds between the creator of Anti-Gone, one of the most striking and intriguing books of the year, and the groundbreaking cartoonist and animator Dash Shaw. Continue reading

 

“FYI: I’m Going to Make a Lot of Books”: A Conversation with Zainab Akhtar & Peow

I think that there are a lot of chumps working in comics and even big “older publishers” are just moving so slowly and still making mistakes. Continue reading

 

“Chosen People”: A Conversation with Drew Friedman

The great caricaturist talks about celebrity, artistic cruelty, his family, his audience, and (of course) Shemp Howard. Continue reading

 

Appendix 2: Further Contexts [An Excerpt from How to Read Nancy]

In this excerpt from How to Read Nancy: The Elements of Comics in Three Easy Panels, Karasik and Newgarden explore some of the factors contingent to a Nancy strip’s original publication—paper stock, newspaper layout, etc.—and their effects on the strip itself. Continue reading

 

Excerpt: Geis Volume 2 (A Game Without Rules)

An early look at the newest fantasy graphic novel from Alexis Deacon and Nobrow! Continue reading

 

Excerpt: Showtime

An extended look at Antoine Cossé’s Showtime, courtesy of Breakdown Press. Continue reading