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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

 

Alex Robinson on Our Expanding Universe and His Serious Efforts to Keep Cartooning Fun

The Box Office Poison creator talks about his new book, his podcasting empire, what killed Career Killer, and how his work methods haven’t changed substantially since the 1990s. Continue reading

 

The Anxiously Subversive Comics of Adam Buttrick

Buttrick was born and raised in the Midwest, but you wouldn’t know it from his comics. They feel universal, otherworldly, or more precisely, untraceable. Continue reading