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“Totally Righteous” Lower East Side Cartoonist Dies

Alan Shenker AKA Yossarian, March 3, 1945-January 14, 2013. Continue reading

 
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Entertaining Comics

Fantagraphics publisher Gary Groth on what EC accomplished and what it didn’t. Continue reading

 
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The Oily Way: A Publishing Process Interview With Chuck Forsman

In the span of about five years, Chuck Forsman has become not just a promising young cartoonist but also an intriguing mover and shaker in the world of micropublishing with Oily Comics. Continue reading

 
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Cartoon Utopian: An Interview with Ron Rege Jr.

Ron Rege Jr. talks to Jay Babcock about the rich mixtures of ideas and references embedded in his new book, The Cartoon Utopia, encompassing everything from Nicola Tesla to Yoko Ono. Continue reading

 
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Keiji Nakazawa, 1939-2012

Keiji Nakazawa, renowned throughout the world as the creator of Barefoot Gen, a first-hand account of the atomic bombing of Hiroshima, died on December 19th in Hiroshima, Japan. Continue reading

 
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The Best of 2012

Only the finest for you! Continue reading

 
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“What We Accept as Real”: A Tom Kaczynski Interview

The cartoonist and publisher of Uncivilized Books talks about starting his own publishing company, advertising, his interest in fake history, politics, and why he draws so many faces in his sketchbooks. Continue reading

 
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The Gilbert and Jaime Hernandez Interview

Catching up with the artists of Love and Rockets. Continue reading