FEATURES

The Importance of Being Ogdred: A Conversation with Mark Dery

Mark Dery is an essayist, educator, and cultural critic whose work you should know. Hopefully, his new biography will kick-start a reawakening: Edward Gorey was one of the darkest and lightest, funniest and dismalest, most original and most historically-rooted visual storytellers of his (or any other) time. Continue reading

 

“Zanardi Looks Hot as Hell in a Skirt”: An Interview with Sarah Horrocks

Sarah Horrocks uncovers the what drove her most recent work, an adaptation of Euripedes. Also? Gundam! Continue reading

 

“Uhhh I Haven’t Heard This, About Me Being an Artistic Hero Haha”: A Conversation with Mickey Zacchilli

Catching up with the cartoonist behind such punk romantic works as Rav, Lovers Only, and Space Academy 123. Continue reading

 

“It’s Still Just Me, Good Ol’ Ariel”: A Conversation With Ariel Schrag

Noah Berlatsky sits down with Ariel Schrag, the prolific creator of comics, television shows and novels, for an expansive conversation about all the dang work, and the art that shows up at the end of it. Continue reading

 

Excerpt: The Water Spirit

An exclusive look at Alexander Utkin’s upcoming Water Spirit, Nobrow’s latest attempt to introduce new colors to the visual spectrum, via the delivery system of print media! Continue reading

 

Supernatural Law Creator Batton Lash Dead at 65

Wolff & Byrd creator Batton Lash died Saturday at the age of 65 after a two-year battle with brain cancer. Though he was never a star of the comics mainstream, the announcement drew a surge of web posts from fans … Continue reading

 

The Future Has No Time for the Past: A Long Discussion of Olivier Schrauwen’s “Parallel Lives”

Two minds forever voyaging through the new book by Olivier Schrauwen: artist and fiction. Continue reading

 

“I’m Still in Art-Monster Mode”: A Conversation with Katie Fricas

Katie Fricas’s peculiar, underground-reminiscent work has appeared in The New York Times, PEN America, and The New Yorker. Here, she talks growing up in a military family, performing in front of crowds, and pigeons. Continue reading