The Last of the Authentic Cowboy Cartoonists, Stan Lynde, Has Cashed In

Cowboy cartoonist and Western novelist Stan Lynde died of cancer in Helena, Montana on August 6. He was two months shy of his 82nd birthday. Continue reading


SDCC13: Russ Heath Tribute Panel

Russ Heath, interviewed by Mark Waid. Recorded by Jon B. Cooke (editor of of the Russ Heath issue of Comic Book Creator #4 (Winter 2013)). Continue reading


50 Years of Mediocrity, 15 Years to Reflect

Fifteen years later, Sam Henderson looks back at the controversial article he wrote about his alma mater, SVA. Continue reading


SDCC13: Music & Comics Panel with William Stout and David Lasky

Cartoonists William Stout (Legends of the Blues) and David Lasky (The Carter Family, with Frank Young) talk about music at comics at SDCC13. Continue reading


Who Owns the Man of Steel?

Now that we know the new Superman movie is a colossal hit, it seems like a good time to review the legal conflict over who gets to rake in those profits. Continue reading

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“I Was Dipping a Pen at My Dying Mother’s Bedside”: An Interview with Carol Tyler

An interview with the You’ll Never Know and The Job Thing creator about page design, not being known as a “finisher,” dealing with family illness, and portraying sensitive details about close relatives. Continue reading


Panel on the Origin of Fantagraphics Excerpt Courtesy of Mike Catron

In this excerpt, Kim Thompson, Gary Groth and Mike Catron discuss the earliest days of Fantagraphics and The Comics Journal at the 2001 Comic-Con International: San Diego. Continue reading

Circa early 1990s.

Tributes to Kim Thompson

Memories from David B., Peter Bagge, Mike Catron, Daniel Clowes, Helena G. Harvilicz, Gilbert Hernandez, Jaime Hernandez, Paul Karasik, Jason T. Miles, Tony Millionaire, Pat Moriarty, Eric Reynolds, Richard Sala, Joe Sacco, Chris Ware, and many others. Continue reading