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“This Heartbreak Sonata I’ve Been Slowly Composing”: An Interview with Jeremy Sorese

A conversation with Jeremy Sorese, whose first graphic novel, the sci-fi story Curveball, debuted at Comic Arts Brooklyn. Curveball follows Avery, a young genderqueer person who works as a waiter on a cruise ship off of a science-fiction version of Chicago’s tourist-y Navy Pier. Continue reading

 

The Artist is Not Present: A Conversation with Adrian Tomine

on the occasion of his Adrian Tomine’s new book Killing and Dying, Anne Ishii talks to the cartoonist about his authorial voice, sense of place, and fatherhood. Continue reading

 

A Middle-Aged Dad at a Drake Show Looking Around for Approval

Old vs. Young and the identity politics of publishing. Continue reading

 

‘I’m a Careful Person’: An Interview with Kate Beaton

The creator of the extremely popular webcomic, Hark! A Vagrant, talks about growing up in Nova Scotia, navigating social media, and creating her first children’s book. Continue reading

 

Art, No Art, Art

Reading Pop Wasteland… Continue reading

 

Love and Mercy: Comics at New York Review Books

A couple weeks back New York Review Books announced a comics line stretching debuting in 2016 and edited by NYRB editor and critic Gabriel Winslow-Yost and artist Lucas Adams. Continue reading

 

Murphy Anderson, 1926 – 2015

Murphy Anderson, whose artwork spanned the Golden, Silver and Bronze ages of comics, has passed away. He was 89. Continue reading

 

“As Radical as I Might Ever Have Hoped”: Jonathan Lethem on The Best American Comics 2015

The novelist discusses issues involved in editing the new Best American Comics anthology, a book full of varied, provocative feats of cartooning, and the most delightfully strange comics collection pitched at the casual comics audience in recent memory. Continue reading