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The Anxiously Subversive Comics of Adam Buttrick

Buttrick was born and raised in the Midwest, but you wouldn’t know it from his comics. They feel universal, otherworldly, or more precisely, untraceable. Continue reading

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Confessions of a Manga Translator

A first-hand account of what a manga translator does, and doesn’t do, and how. Continue reading

Ms. Magazine n. 1 (January, 1972). Illustration by Murphy Anderson/Jack Adle.

Today’s Feminist Comics: Why I Don’t Relate

It’s okay to be critical of the things you care about, and that’s the permission I’m giving myself to be critical of what are categorically called “feminist comics” these days. Continue reading

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“Going to 100”: An Interview with K.L. Ricks

A talk with the New England-based cartoonist, whose eerie, atmospheric comic for Hazlitt, “Country Darkness,” concludes with its third part next month. Continue reading


The Last Underground Cartoonist?: A Q&A with Robert Triptow

Talking to the longtime cartoonist and Class Photo creator about his origins, and his current creative renaissance. Continue reading


Underworld: The Editor’s Picks

Eric Reynolds, editor of the glorious Underworld collection, picks his favorites. Continue reading


“I’ve Fully Embraced Rigidity”: Nick Drnaso on Beverly

Talking to the debut graphic novelist about his evolving style, writing with objectivity, and Midwestern repression. Continue reading


Puke Force and the Power of Satire

Brian Chippendale, Puke Force, and the power of yes. Continue reading