Ellen Forney, Megan Kelso and Raina Telgemeier, in a loosely themed women-and-autobio-and-literary comics discussion, talk about accessibility / virtuosity, reaching their audience, and comics as a “language.” Continue reading
One of the last, and most respected, of the golden age comic artists has passed. Continue reading
In this excerpt from his new book, a master cartoonist offers a summation of political cartooning. Continue reading
Ed the Happy Clown became a graphic novel by letting go of its three successive past-lives as 1) a part of a mini-comic, 2) a part of a comic book series, and 3) a book with a different ending. What was stripped away with each incarnation is as important in establishing what Ed was and now is as what remains. Continue reading
Bhob Stewart was an eccentric fellow whose talents and intelligence contributed creatively to American culture in many ways over the course of his life.
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