“Comics to Me Are a Musical Medium”: An Interview with Ulli Lust

In 2013 I had the pleasure of interviewing Ulli Lust on the train back to New York City after that year’s Small Press Expo. She had just won the Ignatz Award for Best Graphic Novel for Today is the Last … Continue reading


“It’s Not Some Form of Primal Scream Therapy”: An Interview with Tom Gauld

The Baking with Kafka cartoonist talks about the challenges and rewards of doing a weekly cartoon strip, why he doesn’t solicit feedback, and the person he’d most like to cast as James Bond.
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“To Me, It All Makes Sense!”: A Ron Rege Jr. Interview

The artist discusses his recent mystical books, What Parsifal Saw and The Cartoon Utopia, as well as his early career and future projects. Continue reading


Leslie Stein Talks to Her Mother

The cartoonist behind Eye of the Majestic Creature and Present is interviewed by the woman who raised her. Continue reading


Professor Marston and the Wonder Women

Professor Marston and the Wonder Women is a captivating film, but also claims to be “the true story of the women behind the man behind the Woman,” and this is where matters get complicated. Continue reading


An Interview with Kevin Pyle

The cartoonist, whose latest book is Migrant, talks to Alex Dueben about comics as a vehicle for social consciousness. Continue reading


Shine a Light

Reporting harassment at a comics show. Continue reading


Sweet Revenge: An Interview with Thi Bui

Thi Bui talks about the political forces and cartooning influences that she tapped into while creating her “touching memoir The Best We Could Do. Continue reading