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“Lit By an Invisible Source”: Briefly, with Jim Woodring

A few words with a most distinctive artist – on the creative process, his newest works, getting by in the world, and the future of Frank. Continue reading

 

“How Do We Cope with Something Like That?”: SPX and the CBLDF Confront Defamation Lawsuit Aimed at The 11

The Small Press Expo and the Comic Book Legal Defense Fund speak about the $20,000 fund recently set up to assist the 11 defendants facing a $2.5 million dollar defamation lawsuit. Continue reading

 

A Plague Comes to SPX

Casey was able to get past previous sponsorships by Amazon-owned comiXology at SPX, but this year is different. Continue reading

 

Excerpt: Evie and the Truth about Witches

An exclusive excerpt from Koyama Press & John Martz! We’ve all read about witches, those pointy hat wearin’, broom ridin’, spell castin’, superlative olfactory organ sportin’, child nappin’ creepies. But Evie wants to be scared, and Evie has found out the truth about witches, and she didn’t find it in a book. Continue reading

 

“It’s Going to Be 600 Pages Long”: An Interview with Jason Lutes

In this extensive conversation with Josh Kramer, cartoonist Jason Lutes reckons with the twenty years of cartooning it took for him to reach the conclusion of his epic graphic novel, Berlin. Continue reading

 

Gary Friedrich: 1943-2018

The prolific writer of many war and horror comics, who co-created the Johnny Blaze version of Ghost Rider, died last Thursday. Continue reading

 

Marie Severin: 1929-2018

Marie Severin, famous EC and Marvel colorist, made often overlooked yet highly influential contributions to the comics field. Continue reading

 

“These Are the Memories We Cherish”: Marriage Wed to Adventure in Buz Sawyer

Though full of stark violence, the triumph of Roy Crane’s Buz Sawyer is a character study that shows the impact of an adventurous life on a down-to-earth marriage. Continue reading