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Cartoon Utopian: An Interview with Ron Rege Jr.

Ron Rege Jr. talks to Jay Babcock about the rich mixtures of ideas and references embedded in his new book, The Cartoon Utopia, encompassing everything from Nicola Tesla to Yoko Ono. Continue reading

 
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Keiji Nakazawa, 1939-2012

Keiji Nakazawa, renowned throughout the world as the creator of Barefoot Gen, a first-hand account of the atomic bombing of Hiroshima, died on December 19th in Hiroshima, Japan. Continue reading

 
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The Best of 2012

Only the finest for you! Continue reading

 
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“What We Accept as Real”: A Tom Kaczynski Interview

The cartoonist and publisher of Uncivilized Books talks about starting his own publishing company, advertising, his interest in fake history, politics, and why he draws so many faces in his sketchbooks. Continue reading

 
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The Gilbert and Jaime Hernandez Interview

Catching up with the artists of Love and Rockets. Continue reading

 
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The Lives of Insects: On Photography and Comics

About photography, comics, and (mostly) Eddie Campbell. Continue reading

 
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Spain Rodriguez Fought the Good Fight

Born March 2, 1940 in Buffalo, New York. Died November 28, 2012 in San Francisco, California.
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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