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Spain Rodriguez: Tributes

Words of appreciation from Bill Griffith, Gary Panter, Trina Robbins, Carol Tyler, Joe Sacco, Justin Green, R. Crumb, Lorraine Chamberlain, Art Spiegelman, Gary Groth, Kim Deitch, and others, with more to come. Continue reading

 
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“I’m Glad to Have the Benefit Now of Existing”: A David Lasky Interview

The artist and co-creator behind The Carter Family talks about adapting history, experimenting in comics form, his love of James Joyce, and being a late bloomer. Continue reading

 
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In the First Circle of Hell with S. Clay Wilson

A visit with S. Clay Wilson and Lorraine Chamberlin and an update on the state of the artist’s health. Continue reading

 
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Harvey Kurtzman Estate and Al Feldstein File to Regain Copyrights to 1950s Comics

The Journal has learned that legendary EC writer/editor Al Feldstein and the estate of Mad editor/cartoonist Harvey Kurtzman have filed notices to reclaim the copyrights on their work. Continue reading

 
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Building Memories: Mine, Hers, and Ours

Our final installment in the Building Stories essays. Continue reading

 
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The Theo Ellsworth Interview

An interview with the author of Understanding Monster and Capacity. Continue reading

 
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The Diagram of a Life

I finished reading Building Stories about an hour ago, and I’m already late on my deadline. Building Stories is big. It takes time to absorb. Even unpacking all the materials from the box requires time and space that I should have been giving to other things. Continue reading

 
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From Comics History to Personal Memory

In Building Stories the narrative past, present, and future come unglued from one another, reminding us that reading itself may also be an issue of memory, of what we recall and when we recall it.
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