A Visit to CAB—and the Sustainability of the Convention Model

Checking in with comics distributors, publishers, and exhibitors—how long can the show model be kept up? Continue reading

From Moscosco's Color Comics (1971)

Zap: An Unpublished Victor Moscoso Interview

Please enjoy an unpublished Zap-related conversation with Victor Moscoso, conducted by Patrick Rosenkranz in Woodacre, Calif., May 17, 1972. Continue reading


Slang and Profanity Illustrated: A Collaboration with My 14-Year-Old Self

The creator of Wendel and Stuck Rubber Baby revisits and illustrates an essay on profanity written by his awakening younger self. Continue reading


Leanne Shapton: The Character Artist

Katie Haegele examines a multi-faceted career encompassing all manner of picture story books. Continue reading


Zap: An Unpublished Gilbert Shelton Interview

This is an unpublished Zap-related conversation with Gilbert Shelton, conducted by Patrick Rosenkranz in 2012. Continue reading


Crafting a Complete Zap

A chat with the editor and publisher of The Complete Zap. Continue reading


Zap: An Unpublished Spain Rodriguez Interview

In celebration of the release of the Comics Journal Library book of Zap interviews, we present this unpublished interview with the late Spain Rodriguez. It does not appear in the Zap Interviews book. Continue reading


Should the Kirby Family Have Settled?

On Veterans Day Marvel celebrated Jack Kirby’s military service with photos and recollections from Kirby’s son Neal. Does this collaboration prove that the Kirby heirs triumphed in their fight for justice, or did their settlement betray creator’s rights? Continue reading