“As Radical as I Might Ever Have Hoped”: Jonathan Lethem on The Best American Comics 2015

The novelist discusses issues involved in editing the new Best American Comics anthology, a book full of varied, provocative feats of cartooning, and the most delightfully strange comics collection pitched at the casual comics audience in recent memory. Continue reading

Another classic Colan/Palmer cover.

An Interview with Tom Palmer

A veteran inker looks back. Continue reading


Dennis P. Eichhorn, 1945–2015

The pioneering Real Stuff writer led a truly eccentric life. While many autobiographical writers tend to focus on day-to-day trivialities, Eichhorn’s stories were loaded with sex, drugs, and a whole lot of violence. Continue reading


Dennis P. Eichhorn Tributes

Remembrances from Noah Van Sciver, Shary Flenniken, Art Chantry, Mary Fleener, Pat Moriarty, and other collaborators. Continue reading


A Chat About Mould Map 4

Talking Euro with editors Hugh Frost and Leon Sadler. Continue reading


“Every comic is the last one”: Jonathan Chandler Interview

I have no idea how to describe Jonathan Chandler and neither does he. He’s not a cartoonist and he’s not an illustrator, and it doesn’t even feel like he’s drawing comics because he wants to draw comics — he’s an … Continue reading


Jack Kirby at Cal State Northridge

Assembling and mounting the first serious institutional retrospective exhibition in America examining the art of Jack Kirby is a task fraught with contradictions. Continue reading

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Recent Reading

My recent reading — making my way through the piles. We’ve got your Koch, Benjamin, Davidson, Marra, Chandler, Pratt, Toth, Lagon, etc. Continue reading