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Excerpt: “Meskin and Umezo”

An extended look at Austin English’s upcoming unfinished work, “Meskin and Umezu”, currently on exhibition at New York’s Marvin Gardens Gallery. Continue reading

 

“You Could Stand Up a Little Taller”: An Interview with Paige Braddock

Paige Braddock takes Alex Dueben through the history of her groundbreaking Jane’s World comic, her secret career as a novelist, and what it’s like when your day job is Peanuts. Continue reading

 

“You Also Wanna Have a Couple Weirdos”: Sloane Leong Talks to Vincent Kings

Cartoonist and critic Sloane Leong has been speaking with the her fellow artists-in-residence at the Maison de Auteurs in Angouleme, France. This week, she spoke with Vincent Kings about oil painting, Heavy Metal & autobiography. Continue reading

 

Excerpt: Motel Universe

Check out a 16 page excerpt from Joakim Dresher’s Motel Universe, released this week from Secret Acres. Continue reading

 

He Wanted Her Dead. She Turned It into Art: A Conversation with Vivek Shraya

In Death Threat, Shraya and artist Ness Lee turn a series of transphobic death threats–directed at Shraya herself–into a kaleidoscopic comic. Continue reading

 

Eight of the Eleven Defendants Dismissed from Pickrodt Lawsuit

New developments in the Cody Pickrodt case see eight of the eleven defendants dismissed, Alec Berry has the details Continue reading

 

“Comics Are the Best Way to Meet My Needs”: Sloane Leong Talks to Pao-yen Ding

Cartoonist and critic Sloane Leong has been speaking with the her fellow artists-in-residence at the Maison de Auteurs in Angouleme, France. This week, she spoke via email with Pao-yen Ding about why he chose comics, his efforts in interpreting his dreams, and how he used the residency. Continue reading

 

“We’re All Writing About Ourselves on Some Level”: A Conversation with Sophie Yanow

Talking to the creator of War of Streets and Houses about art styles, the dangers of navel-gazing memoir, and her webcomic, The Contradictions. Continue reading