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Live Scribing with Elizabeth Beier: Long Form Comics

Elizabeth Beier recaps the “Long Form Comics” panel at the Queers & Comics Conference, featuring Robert Kirby, Nicole Georges, Steve MacIsaac, Lee Marrs, Hazel Newlevant, and Eric Orner. Continue reading

 

An Unusual Gang of Idiots: The Joy of Working at MAD Magazine Past Its Heyday

Ryan Flanders looks back at what it meant and what he learned during the 17 years he spent at the house that Alfred E Neuman built. Continue reading

 

Live Scribing with Elizabeth Beier: Nicole Georges and Mariko Tamaki

In today’s installment of Elizabeth Beier’s recap of the Queers & Comics Conference, she takes us through Nicole Georges and Mariko Tamaki’s conversation on comics, stories, and motivation! Continue reading

 

No Choice But Comics: Kramers at X

Matt Seneca peeled back the cover of Kramers Ergot 10 and found enough comics nitroglycerin inside that he felt the need to pull in editor Sammy Harkham for some background on the thinking behind its assembly. Continue reading

 

Robin McConnell On The Future of Inkstuds

Robin McConnell, the longtime host of Inkstuds, recently posted a series of tweets regarding the future of the project, and we reached out for clarification. Continue reading

 

Everett Raymond Kinstler Reminisces About His Life In The Worlds Of Illustration and Comics – And The Duke

Before he passed away this past May, the legendary Everett Raymond Kinstler–illustrator of Presidents, pulps, comics and Hawkman–spoke at great length with Steven Brower about a life, and career, lived well. Continue reading

 

Live Scribing with Elizabeth Beier: Magdalene Visaggio In Conversation

From May 16-19 2019, New York City’s School of Visual Arts hosted the Queers & Comics Conference, a biennial LGBTQ cartoonist conference. The event was organized by Jennifer Camper and Justin Hall and provided a space for artists, writers and fans to discuss everything from publishing to story structure to social justice to different kinds of pens. Bay Area artist Elizabeth Beier attended the event and created visual notes of some of the panels.  Continue reading

 

“We Write About The Things That Obsess Us”: An Interview with J.M. DeMatteis

Alex Dueben and J.M. DeMatteis got together to discuss the recent rerelease of DeMatteis and Jon Muth’s influential Moonshadow, and the years of writing experience that surrounded the series original publication. Continue reading