A Quiet Talk with Leslie Stein

Two cartoonists/musicians discuss creativity, drawing and color. Continue reading


The Peter Pan of Paris

Bastien Vivès is among the most prolific contemporary cartoonists in France, celebrated for his mix of the populist and the personal. Continue reading

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“Catharsis” and Charlie

In his new book Catharsis (Futuropolis), longtime Charlie Hebo cartoonist Luz describes the the aftermath of the attack. Continue reading

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An Interview with Anders Nilsen

A career-spanning conversation with the author of Big Questions and Dogs and Water. Continue reading


Queers & Comics: The LGBTQ Cartoonists and Comics Conference

A comprehensive report of the events at the historic first Queers & Comics conference, where the crowds were sizeable, intergenerational, and international. Continue reading

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An Illustrated Report from the Queers & Comics Conference

The first conference in history devoted entirely to LGBT cartoonists was a very personal event. Continue reading

Kurtzman Review FINAL-Low Res

Big “If”

A review, in comics form, of Bill Schelly’s new biography Harvey Kurtzman: The Man Who Created Mad and Revolutionized Humor in America. Continue reading


Street Talk: The Guy Colwell Interview

Guy Colwell’s Inner City Romance is the most politically cogent of the San Francisco underground comics by leaps and bounds. Continue reading