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The Comics Code in the Phantom Zone

What is in the archives? Has the CMAA actually dissolved? Continue reading

 

“The Mind of a Worldly Man Is Like a Fly”: A Jim Woodring Interview

The creator of Weathercraft and Congress of the Animals opens up about his upbringing, influences (from Max Fleischer to Kenneth Patchen), and art. Continue reading

 

Gene Colan, 1926-2011: “For Me, It’s a Ride That Didn’t Enter My Mind Would Ever Happen.”

The life and art of a comic book master. Continue reading

 

The Comics Code Revisited, Part 1

A look at the legalities surrounding the end of the Comics Magazine Association of America. Continue reading

 

Lew Sayre Schwartz, 1926-2011

A remembrance of the late Lew Sayre Schwartz. Continue reading

 

TCJ #301: Excerpt from “Irredeemable: Dave Sim’s Cerebus”

Tim Kreider tries to separate Dave Sim from his notoriety long enough to figure out if Cerebus is a masterpiece or not. Continue reading

 

The Greatest Baseball Game Ever Played

It seems like a dream, but one cold day in 1917 some of the world’s greatest cartoonists squared off on a baseball field. Continue reading

 

Hauntology and the Invisibles 3: The Mirror We Made to See Ourselves In

Amy Poodle concludes this three-part meditation. Continue reading