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John Powers Severin, 1921-2012

John Powers Severin is legendary as one of the most prolific and long-lived of all comics artists, producing quality work well into his 90s. Continue reading

 
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Collective Vision: An Interview with Jim Shaw

Artist Jim Shaw on his landmark work My Mirage, cultural hierarchies, 1960s idealism, and comics. Continue reading

 
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“I Just Like Hybrid Activity”: The Matthew Thurber Interview

The 1-800-MICE creator talks about Dada, performance art, Dungeons & Dragons, making music, making money, and interning for Dame Darcy. Continue reading

 
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You Vant, Mebbe, 39 Vays to Say ‘Imbecile’?

To paraphrase the old Levy’s rye bread ad, you don’t have to be Jewish – an observant Jew, anyway – to enjoy Yiddishkeit: Jewish Vernacular & the New Land, an anthology designed to acquaint the un- (or under-) informed with Yiddish culture. Continue reading

 
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Creating a Personal Vernacular Canadian Design Style: The Collected Doug Wright

Book design, narrative, and an unlikely inspiration. Continue reading

 
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Angoulême 2012: Aftermath

One of the best festivals of the past decade. Of course, some problems persist. Continue reading

 
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Angoulême 2012: Saturday

The most eloquently curated comics show I’ve seen since the fantastic Masters of European Comics in 2001. Continue reading

 
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Angoulême 2012: Friday

The Art Spiegelman retrospective in the Castro building is amazing. Continue reading