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A Conversation with Jeffrey Lewis

For more than a decade, Lewis has been one of New York’s brightest singer-songwriters, and has concurrently pursued comics, with equal passion and perhaps greater technical acumen. Continue reading

 
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Remembering Fred Fredericks

Frank Thorne and Hy Eisman share their memories of the cartoonist who drew Mandrake the Magician for half a century. Continue reading

 
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Comics of the Weak Presents: The 2000 AD Thirty-Somethingth Birthday Review Spectacular! (CRITICAL EDITION)

TWO MEN. FOUR YEARS. TWELVE THOUSAND WORDS. 2000 AD. GOOD FRIDAY JUST GOT EVEN BETTER. Continue reading

 
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An Interview with Connor Willumsen

One of the most exciting young cartoonists today, the Treasure Island creator talks about his process, color separation, what it was like to work for Marvel, and making art for money. Continue reading

 
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Irwin Hasen’s Final Interview

Dondi creator Irwin Hasen’s mode of expression was cheerfully stream-of-consciousness, so this, his last interview, perhaps at least reflects his genuinely exuberant mode of expression and the pleasures of living a long and eventful life. Continue reading

 
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Scott McCloud Unpacks and Defends The Sculptor’s Ending

Amid all the hubbub and the virtual ink spilled over the book, little has been said about its ending, easily its most controversial and difficult element. Now McCloud goes on the record to defend it. Continue reading

 
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Alt-Weekly Cartoonists Finally Get Their Day at Society of Illustrators

You didn’t buy an alt-weekly newspaper, much less hold on to it. You picked them up from a pile somewhere, read them or didn’t, and then threw them out. Some of these papers ran comic strips, but many didn’t. Some of these papers just ran comic strips without letting the artists know and didn’t pay them. Continue reading

 
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TCJ Roundtable Discussion ~ APPLIED CARTOONING

“Applied Cartooning” is jargon to be sure, but I hope it can become useful jargon. The idea is to better position cartoonists in the marketplace so our expertise is recognized and we are compensated more fairly for the skills we bring to the table. Five cartoonists discuss the idea. Continue reading