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“I Left with the Mission to Level Up”: Sloane Leong Talks to Glynnis Fawkes

Cartoonist and critic Sloane Leong has been speaking with the her fellow artists-in-residence at the Maison de Auteurs in Angouleme, France. This week, she’s speaking with Glynnis Fawkes about her comics work on black holes, literary titans and middle grade historical fiction. Continue reading

 

The Art of Juxtaposition: Botticelli and Karl Stevens

At Boston’s Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum, Renaissance art is being exhibited with contemporary comics work. Continue reading

 

“What’s Next, Walmart?”: An Interview with Mary Fleener

Mary Fleener sits down with Alex Dueben to talk about Bille and the Bee, her wildly unique graphic novel about bees, the environment, and people who don’t pay attention. Continue reading

 

There’s Power in a Name: Seth on His Twenty-Year Project, Clyde Fans

After twenty years, Seth’s Clyde Fans sees publication this month from Drawn & Quarterly. In this extensive conversation, he talks about the story, the work that went into it…as well as David Lynch, likable characters, the mysteries of writing, God & Chester Brown. Continue reading

 

Kazuo Koike, 1936-2019

Remembering the writer of Lone Wolf and Cub, Crying Freeman, Lady Snowblood, and many more things than were deemed fit for our local eyes. Continue reading

 

“I’m Very Interested in Cartooning as a Language”: Sloane Leong Talks to Antonio Hitos

Cartoonist and critic Leong is speaking with the her fellow artists-in-residence at the Maison de Auteurs in Angouleme, France. This week, she talks to Hitos about his “Noise” project, Charles Schulz, and whether or not he’s being too strict with himself. Continue reading

 

So British, So French: Posy Simmonds & Catherine Meurisse Do Pulp

This year’s Pulp Festival revolves around new books and exhibits by and about two pioneering artists, Simmonds and Meurisse, and we caught up with both of them. Continue reading

 

Kicks

Pondering the lessons of Malcolm Whyte’s Art Out of Chaos. Continue reading