Claire Bretécher: Triumphant Despite Traitorous Translation

In this review from The Comics Journal #42 (October 1978), Kim Thompson critiques National Lampoon’s Claire Bretecher translation. Continue reading

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The Steve Gerber Interview

A 1978 interview with Steve Gerber on Howard the Duck, Marvel, and creator’s rights. Continue reading


The Comics Journal No. 38, Feb. 1978

Featuring an interview with Gil Kane; Bill Sherman on Jack Katz; Dwight Decker on Asterix. Continue reading


The Comics Journal No. 39, April 1978

Featuring an interview with Paul Levitz; Kim Thompson on Jack Kirby; a report on the San Francisco Comix Scene. Continue reading


The Comics Journal No. 40, June 1978

Featuring an interview with Jim Shooter; Kim Thompson on Tom Sutton; illustrations by John Cornell.


The Comics Journal No. 41, August 1978

Featuring an interview with Steve Gerber, a heated letters section, and a piece on the 1978 “DC Implosion.” Continue reading


The Comics Journal No. 42, October 1978

Featuring an interview with Stan Lee; Kim Thompson on Claire Bretecher; essays by Gary Groth. Continue reading


The Comics Journal No. 43, December 1978

Featuring an interview with Neal Adams; reviews of Star-Lord and Popeye; essays by Dwight Decker, Don Rosa, Scott Edelman, and Marilyn Bethke. Continue reading