“Real Basic Reality, Like AAAAAAAAAARGHHHH!”: Notes from Mark Beyer: With/Without Text

On the exhibition at The Ohio State University Urban Arts Space, January 8-February 23, 2013. Continue reading


Crockett Johnson and the Invention of Barnaby

Adapted from the Afterword to Barnaby Volume One: 1942-1943 (Fantagraphics, 2013).
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The Geneviève Castrée Interview

A conversation with the cartoonist and musician about her process and her new book, Susceptible/ Continue reading


Michael Kaluta and Elaine Lee Promise a New 176-page Starstruck Book Funded by Kickstarter

A couple of years ago Starstruck was finally back in print as a book. At the time, the creators collaborated again to polish and elaborate the story and art into their definitive edition. Now Elaine Lee and Michael Kaluta decided to push forward with a new Starstruck book.
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Ware and ‘When’ (and What About It)

A citizen of Berkeley opens Building Stories. Continue reading

DC-special feature

The Carmine Infantino Interview: Trimmings

In these trimmings from the Carmine Infantino interview in #191, some of which are never before released, Infantino talks about movies, C.C. Beck and how his job affected his health. Continue reading


Infantino Raises Questions About CBG Letters Policy Following Kirby Controversy Flare-Up by Greg Stump

This feature from The Comics Journal #191 summarizes the back and forth between Carmine Infantino and Mark Evanier via Comic Buyer’s Guide’s (CBG) letters column re: Infantino’s decision to have Kirby’s Superman heads redrawn. it also delves into the way CBG handled the rumor that there was a set of false sales figures shown to DC creators. Continue reading


Carmine Infantino Passes Away at 87

An overview of Carmine Infantino’s development as an artist and his corporate career. Continue reading