“I Just Like Hybrid Activity”: The Matthew Thurber Interview

The 1-800-MICE creator talks about Dada, performance art, Dungeons & Dragons, making music, making money, and interning for Dame Darcy. Continue reading


You Vant, Mebbe, 39 Vays to Say ‘Imbecile’?

To paraphrase the old Levy’s rye bread ad, you don’t have to be Jewish – an observant Jew, anyway – to enjoy Yiddishkeit: Jewish Vernacular & the New Land, an anthology designed to acquaint the un- (or under-) informed with Yiddish culture. Continue reading


Creating a Personal Vernacular Canadian Design Style: The Collected Doug Wright

Book design, narrative, and an unlikely inspiration. Continue reading

Signing at the L'Association booth, open this year!

Angoulême 2012: Aftermath

One of the best festivals of the past decade. Of course, some problems persist. Continue reading


Angoulême 2012: Saturday

The most eloquently curated comics show I’ve seen since the fantastic Masters of European Comics in 2001. Continue reading

The Making of a Raw cover

Angoulême 2012: Friday

The Art Spiegelman retrospective in the Castro building is amazing. Continue reading


An Interview with Jason Karns

Jim Rugg (with a guest appearance by Ben Marra) talks to the artist behind Fukitor. Continue reading


Jack Davis in Conversation with Drew Friedman and Gary Groth

Live from Brooklyn. Continue reading