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Bhob Stewart, 1937-2014

Bhob Stewart was an eccentric fellow whose talents and intelligence contributed creatively to American culture in many ways over the course of his life.
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Wallace Wood photo taken by Bhob Stewart

“There Are Good Guys and Bad Guys” By Bhob Stewart

In this Against the Grain essay, considered one of his best, zinester, writer, editor and artist Bhob Stewart (1937-2014) talks about his time working with Wallace Wood. Wood photo by Bhob Stewart. Continue reading

 
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“I Mean, Why Did I Like That?”: The Tim Hensley Interview (Part Two)

The second part of our career-spanning interview with cartoonist’s cartoonist Tim Hensley, in which he discusses Wally Gropius, closed captioning, Alfred Hitchcock, serialization, and his latest project. Continue reading

 
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Rad Queers: Edie Fake

A short film about the Chicago-based artist. Continue reading

 
A panel from Wally Gropius.

“I Mean, Why Did I Like That?”: The Tim Hensley Interview (Part One)

A career-spanning interview with the one-of-a-kind cartoonist behind Wally Gropius and Ticket Stub, in which he discusses Neil Diamond, closed-caption video, performing music in Los Angeles, the ethics of disabilities-related art, and meeting Daniel Clowes. Continue reading

 
M.R. Trower looks at Eric Knisley’s “Long Books”

Creating a New Comics Show: DICE

Last year, I started my own comics show in Durham, North Carolina. Here’s what I learned. Continue reading

 
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No Longer of This Planet: Gary Arlington (1938-2014)

The “patron saint” of underground comix died last week at his home and by now has hopefully moved on to cartoon heaven. But he was always a procrastinator and might still be hanging out in funny book limbo. Continue reading

 
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“I’m Shocked to Be Meeting Young People Who Are Reading This”: An Interview with Paul Pope

The creator of Battling Boy on making comics for kids, getting caught up in the world of film, drawing inspiration from his predecessors, and straddling multiple worlds. Continue reading