“Because They’re Present in My Head”: A Frederik Peeters Interview

The Swiss cartoonist behind Blue Pills and Sandcastle talks about using real people as models for characters, the personal nature of comics, and time’s effect on flesh. Continue reading


Chicago: Comics on the Make

“Comics: Philosophy & Practice” gathered seventeen luminaries of the medium to discuss what it all means. Continue reading


“The Only Thing That Matters is the Work on the Page”: An Interview with Eddie Campbell

He’s delved into such weighty topics as death, family, marriage, parenting, success, failure, the creative process, and the pleasures of drinking wine. What else is left to cover? Well, money. Continue reading


The Comic Book Scare and the New Criticism

In this excerpt from Jared Gardner’s Projections: Comics and the History of 21st-Century Storytelling, Wonder Woman meets Cleanth Brooks. Continue reading

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One-Artist Anthology Comics

As if it weren’t enough that comics are the domain of the obsessive control freak, there is a cartooning sect that perfectly defines the creative mania responsible for some of our greatest works: the one-artist anthology. This is its history. Continue reading


Small Human Ordinariness: An Interview With Tom Gauld

The British author of Goliath talks to Hayley Campbell about storytelling, drawing and youthful dreams. Continue reading


Commencement Address: Center for Cartoon Studies, May 2012

Tom De Haven’s words of wisdom to young cartoonists. Continue reading


Tony DeZuniga, First of the Filipino Comics Wave, November 8th, 1941—May 11, 2012

A cartoonist best-known to American readers for co-creating the Black Orchid and the surly supernatural western hero Jonah Hex. Continue reading