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An Illustrated Report from the Queers & Comics Conference

The first conference in history devoted entirely to LGBT cartoonists was a very personal event. Continue reading

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Big “If”

A review, in comics form, of Bill Schelly’s new biography Harvey Kurtzman: The Man Who Created Mad and Revolutionized Humor in America. Continue reading


Street Talk: The Guy Colwell Interview

Guy Colwell’s Inner City Romance is the most politically cogent of the San Francisco underground comics by leaps and bounds. Continue reading


SuperMutant Children: An Interview with Jillian Tamaki

The acclaimed cartoonist and illustrator on SuperMutant Magic Academy, Degrassi, and more. Continue reading


Herb Trimpe: 1939-2015

Longtime Marvel Comics artist Herbert W. (or “Happy Herb” as he was frequently identified in comic book credits) Trimpe died suddenly this week at the age of 75. Continue reading

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The Miss Lasko-Gross Interview

Miss Lasko-Gross’s new book, Henni, is out now from Z2 Comics, and is a departure in many respects from her previous books. Continue reading


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