My Dinner with Hitch

Gary Groth recounts one memorable evening with Christopher Hitchens. Continue reading


Ronald Searle: 1920-2011

The great British cartoonist’s life. Continue reading


Motorbooty: The Better Magazine

The Loud, The Lewd, and The Funky Continue reading

Thanks to Mike Reddy for creating this and all of our graphics.

Burying 2011: Forever

In which we close up shop for a week and point you to some reading. Continue reading


Out of the Past

Michel Choquette and The Someday Funnies: a veritable Lost Dutchman’s lode of comic history Continue reading


Joseph Henry Simon: October 11, 1913 – December 14, 2011

If Joe Simon had only created Captain America, he would still be a comic book legend. But his career lasted for decades and encompassed dozens of memorable characters and thousands of pages of comics. Continue reading


The Tom Neely Interview

In this interview, Tom Neely talks to Kristy Valenti about self-publishing, Sparkplug and his body of work to date. Continue reading

Jerry Robinson

Jerry Robinson: January 1st, 1922-December 7th, 2011

A four-color life well lived. Continue reading