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“I Was Terrified – And Therefore, I Accepted”: An Interview with José Hernández

Alex Dueben spoke with award-winning Mexican cartoonist José Hernández about the recent US release of his Che Guevara graphic biography, and why the subject remains such a fertile one for artists and readers around the world. Continue reading

 

David Mazzucchelli Remembers Ted Stearn

David Mazzucchelli’s appreciation for Ted Stearn’s talents as an artist, animator, and cartoonist. Continue reading

 

Fuzz & Pluck creator Ted Stearn Dead at 57

Ted Stearn, one of the funniest cartoonists in alternative comics and alternative animation, died on February 1. Continue reading

 

RIP Alex Barbier, Poète Maudit

On January 29, a storm called Gabriel whipped the whole of France with eighty-mile-an-hour winds. Up on the Swiss border, citizens in snowbound Saint-Claude were hunkered down. But just before 8:30 pm, one group of neighbors caught a whiff of … Continue reading

 

A Conversation with Andrea Leigh Shockling about Subjective Line Weight

While Andrea Leigh Shockling is preparing to launch her newest comics projects, she took the time to unpack the nature of Subjective Line Weight, her collaborative comics project exploring the things that go unsaid about thoughts and bodies. Continue reading

 

Ibrahim Njoya: A Comics Artist in Colonial-Era Cameroon

Dan Mazur takes us through the research and history to ensure that the name Ibrahim Njoya makes its way onto the short list of comics history, as its first African comics creator. Continue reading

 

“It’s Not Unique to Make a Plastic Fruit That You Want to Wear”: An Interview with Ginette Lapalme

Even if you do not know Ginette Lapalme, you will recognize and be magically attracted to her marvelously decorated table at any comic show. Many visual artists work in a “cute” style, but few are as magical as Lapalme. There … Continue reading

 

Excerpt: Windowpane

Windowpane is a one-man anthology of narrative and experimental comics by London-based artist Joe Kessler. Continue reading