“Originality Is a Red Herring”: An Interview with Josh Bayer

Raw Power creator Josh Bayer talks about covering ROM Spaceknight, this spring’s Tumblr controversy, Retrofit, working with his music-video director brother, and the overrated nature of originality. Continue reading


Looking Back at Flook: An Interview with Wally Fawkes

A conversation with the longtime British cartoonist. Continue reading


The Anti-War Comics of Harvey Kurtzman

The politics of Harvey Kurtzman’s war comics. Continue reading


Silver Surfer #1: An Examination

Silver Surfer #1 is a comic worth examining closely. It has a lot of things colliding at once. Continue reading


The Last of the Authentic Cowboy Cartoonists, Stan Lynde, Has Cashed In

Cowboy cartoonist and Western novelist Stan Lynde died of cancer in Helena, Montana on August 6. He was two months shy of his 82nd birthday. Continue reading


SDCC13: Russ Heath Tribute Panel

Russ Heath, interviewed by Mark Waid. Recorded by Jon B. Cooke (editor of of the Russ Heath issue of Comic Book Creator #4 (Winter 2013)). Continue reading


50 Years of Mediocrity, 15 Years to Reflect

Fifteen years later, Sam Henderson looks back at the controversial article he wrote about his alma mater, SVA. Continue reading


SDCC13: Music & Comics Panel with William Stout and David Lasky

Cartoonists William Stout (Legends of the Blues) and David Lasky (The Carter Family, with Frank Young) talk about music at comics at SDCC13. Continue reading