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Notes to a Note on the Notes of Chester Brown

Ed Park reflects on the words in the back of the book. Continue reading

 
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A John’s Gospel: The Chester Brown Interview

An interview on sex, politics, comics, and Paying for It. Continue reading

 
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The Day I Almost Killed Kurt Busiek

On the ground and in the bars at 29th Salón Internacional del Cómic de Barcelona Continue reading

 
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Filing Kim Deitch

Reading Kim Deitch means reading Kim Deitch about Kim Deitch, and burrowing into a 20th century history of his own creation. Continue reading

 
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Publishing, Power, and Print Purgatory: Inside the Tokyopop Rights Situation

Tokyopop will not be reverting rights back to their creators of original content, and is in discussion with certain creators regarding contract buyouts, a source told the Comics Journal this week. Continue reading

 
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Bulletproof: The Kane & Hine Interview

An interview with Shaky Kane and David Hine, creators of The Bulletproof Coffin, a candy-coated, psychedelic superhero romp that doubles as a savage condemnation of the comics industry. Continue reading

 
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Making “Genius”: Mullaney and Canwell on Alex Toth

A conversation with the authors of the new Alex Toth biography, Genius, Isolated. Continue reading

 
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Bill Blackbeard: Tributes

Words of appreciation from Gary Groth, Chris Ware, Lucy Shelton Caswell, Mark Newgarden, Robert Beerbohm, Michael Tisserand, Peter Maresca, Trina Robbins, and others as they come in. Continue reading