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Exploring a Specific, Lonely Psychic Wound: A Conversation with Yumi Sakugawa

The creator of Fashion Forecasts and I Think I Am in Friend-Love with You talks self-help, self-publishing, and collaboration. Continue reading

 

New Developments In Pickrodt Lawsuit May Point to a “Time-Consuming” Future

Recent developments in Cody Pickrodt’s defamation lawsuit, including counterclaims and amended complaints. Continue reading

 

“An Incredible Feeling of Purpose”: An Interview with Ellen Forney

Ellen Forney’s Rock Steady is the first of its kind–and that’s partly because there’s never been anything quite like it: a how-to-survive manual in graphic novel form. Continue reading

 

“I Don’t Mind Scaring Myself”: An Interview with David Small

Checking in with the Stitches creator about his follow-up book, the appeal of psychopaths, autobiographical fiction, and more. Continue reading

 

Watching the Penguins

Nick Thorburn’s Penguins is one of the more unusual comics of the year. Read it quick–according to Thorburn, we might melt into a puddle of goo at any moment. Continue reading

 

Stan Lee, in Brief

Who —or what— was Stan Lee? Editor, hustler, hatchet man, corporate player, shill, writer, frustrated novelist, success, failure, catalyst, front man, self-parody, hack, exploiter, innovator. Continue reading

 

Stan Lee: 1922-2018

There may be no figure in the history of comics simultaneously more revered and more reviled than Lee, the human face of the comics industry for a generation. Continue reading

 

From Pulps to Panels: A Conversation with Nicky Wheeler-Nicholson

Talking to the granddaughter of comics pioneer Major Malcolm Wheeler-Nicholson, whose company evolved into the DC Comics we know today. Continue reading