The Ultimate Nullifier?

On Monday the Supreme Court announced that yet another brief has been filed in support of the Kirby family’s attempt to regain the copyright to key Marvel properties. Have these briefs truly made it all but certain that the Court will not just agree to hear the case in the 2014-15 term, but rule that Jack Kirby’s creations were not work for hire? Continue reading


Down the Rabbit Hole with Brian Chippendale

Checking with the man behind Black Pus. Continue reading


Choosing the Heroes of the Comics

How Friedman decided who to draw. Continue reading


Life at ELCAF 2014

On the floor at the third annual East London Comic and Arts Festival. Continue reading


Charles Barsotti 1933-2014

A Barsotti cartoon has the brisk immediacy of a mentholated cough drop. Continue reading


A Conversation with Hillary Chute

A dialogue with Hillary Chute about Outside the Box, Comics: Philosophy and Practice, canons, and projects. Continue reading


“Ugly Is Good”: An Interview with Katie Skelly

The Operation Margarine creator talks biker films, science fiction, sex, and escape. Continue reading


Here’s the Thing About Collectors

Uber-collectors Glenn Bray and Lena Zwalve have invited many guests over the years to enjoy their collection of pop culture and sequential art, but with the publication of The Blighted Eye they have unleashed their eclectic tastes onto a broader audience Continue reading