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Stan Lee, in Brief

Who —or what— was Stan Lee? Editor, hustler, hatchet man, corporate player, shill, writer, frustrated novelist, success, failure, catalyst, front man, self-parody, hack, exploiter, innovator. Continue reading

 

Stan Lee: 1922-2018

There may be no figure in the history of comics simultaneously more revered and more reviled than Lee, the human face of the comics industry for a generation. Continue reading

 

From Pulps to Panels: A Conversation with Nicky Wheeler-Nicholson

Talking to the granddaughter of comics pioneer Major Malcolm Wheeler-Nicholson, whose company evolved into the DC Comics we know today. Continue reading

 

“I Was This Era’s Cassandra All Along”: A Q&A with Warren Ellis

Warren Ellis has been one of the most prolific comics writers of the last twenty years, and he’s spent the last few years working on any manner of different books. John Maher caught up with him about the books that most recently escaped his pen.  Continue reading

 

French Abstract Formalist Comics (French Structural Comics): An Artistic Movement

In the mid-2010s, a group of young French artists began creating wordless comics with geometric and minimalist style and little or no narrative. What they show instead is more of a “process.” Continue reading

 

“Your Own Terms At Your Own Pace”: An Interview with David Nuss

Dave Nuss spoke with Alex Dueben about the ups, downs, lefts and rights of Revival House Press, and what the future looks like for the respected micro-publisher. Continue reading

 

An Interview with Gary Thompson

Dead Reckoning’s Gary Thompson speaks about the war comics they just published, the war comics they’ve got coming, and what they like about war comics in general. Continue reading

 

Comic Horror: The Work of Junji Ito

Junji Ito’s horror comics amass readers, acclaim, and fascination. Austin Price takes a look at his influences to answer the question of why. Continue reading