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Jess Johnson, 1970-2016

An obituary for the prolific alternative cartoonist. Continue reading

 

An Oral History of Wimmen’s Comix Part 1

If Zap Comix #1 kicked off the underground comix movement, then over the two decades of its run, Wimmen’s Comix played a key role in shaping the generations of cartoonists that followed. This was a publication that was explicitly political, … Continue reading

 

From Watchmen to Orfani: A Colorists’ Roundtable

Some of the most important colorists from around the world gather to talk about the pros and cons of their job, the best and worst ways to color, the effects of new digital tools, and oh yes, how much they get paid. Continue reading

 

An Interview with Dan White

An interview with Dan White, creator of the Cindy and Biscuit series and prolific comics commentator. Continue reading

 

An Interview with Kaz

Two cartooning greats catch up on the occasion of Kaz’s Underworld: From Hoboken to Hollywood. Continue reading

 

“Comics Was the Reliable Thing”: An Interview with Michael DeForge

Michael DeForge’s new graphic novel, Big Kids, follows the teenaged Adam through a conflict with his cop uncle, a mysterious college-aged stranger named April moving in with him and his family, and a jarring breakup with his jerky boyfriend, which then sparks a traumatic, permanent shift in his PoV. Continue reading

 

Daniel Clowes and Patience: An Interview

A conversation about process, structure, and aesthetics. Continue reading

 

“How Come Boys Get to Keep Their Noses?”: Women and Jewish American Identity in Contemporary Graphic Memoirs

An excerpt focusing on Vanessa Davis’s work, taken from Tahneer Oksman’s important new contribution to the study of comics and identity. Continue reading