A couple of years ago Starstruck was finally back in print as a book. At the time, the creators collaborated again to polish and elaborate the story and art into their definitive edition. Now Elaine Lee and Michael Kaluta decided to push forward with a new Starstruck book.
In these trimmings from the Carmine Infantino interview in #191, some of which are never before released, Infantino talks about movies, C.C. Beck and how his job affected his health. Continue reading
Infantino Raises Questions About CBG Letters Policy Following Kirby Controversy Flare-Up by Greg Stump
This feature from The Comics Journal #191 summarizes the back and forth between Carmine Infantino and Mark Evanier via Comic Buyer’s Guide’s (CBG) letters column re: Infantino’s decision to have Kirby’s Superman heads redrawn. it also delves into the way CBG handled the rumor that there was a set of false sales figures shown to DC creators. Continue reading
An overview of Carmine Infantino’s development as an artist and his corporate career. Continue reading
My recollection of the “debate” with Harvey Pekar recently posted here was that I made an ass of myself, and I am sufficiently confident of my memory that I really can’t bear to look. Continue reading
On February 21st, a group of artists and writers gathered at The New School to celebrate the book by the late Robert Weaver and to salute his achievement as an illustrator more generally. Continue reading
From The Comics Journal’s letters pages (Blood and Thunder), circa 1989-1990: American Splendor creator Harvey Pekar and critic R. Fiore argue over realism and genre fiction in comics. And Animal Farm. Continue reading