TCJ ARCHIVE

Berlin: City of Stones

In this review from The Comics Journal #242 (April 2002), Ron Evry talks about Lutes’ artistic choices, the graphic novel format and the scope of the project. Continue reading

 

Scandal Involving CBLDF’s Charles Brownstein Leads to Women’s Empowerment Fund

This 2006 article investigates allegations against CBLDF executive director, and explains how they led to the creation of a women’s empowerment fund. Continue reading

 

Charles Brownstein’s 2006 Statement

Charles Brownstein’s 2006 statement regarding his actions in Ohio. Continue reading

 

The Mort Walker Interview

In this in-depth interview, Mort Walker talks about growing up during the Great Depression, serving in the military, developing risque versions of his characters for overseas publishers, founding a comics art museum housed in a concrete castle, raising 10 kids, and much more. Continue reading

 

A Conversation with Jack Davis

In this 2000 interview from The Comics Journal #225, Jim Woodring talks to Jack Davis about his college life, moving to New York, MAD and EC’s influence, and the famed editors and publishers he worked with. Continue reading

 

The Brian Chippendale Interview

Dan Nadel talks to artist and musician Brian Chippendale about the history of Fort Thunder, “Maggots,” and artistic challenges. Continue reading

 

Yoshihiro Tatsumi Interview

Gary Groth interviews seminal gekiga artist Yoshihiro Tatsumi. Continue reading

 

Cartoons of Mass Destruction: The Whole Story Behind the Danish 12

In 2006, 12 Danish cartoonists controversially drew pictures of Muhammad at the urging of Flemming Rose, the culture editor of the weekly Jyllands-Posten. This news story from The Comics Journal #275 (April 2006) offers a multitude of perspectives — from cartoonists, Danes, Muslims, Danish Muslims — and is being rerun to help supply context for the Charles Hebdo killings. Continue reading