TCJ ARCHIVE
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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

 
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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

 
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Yoshihiro Tatsumi Interview

Gary Groth interviews seminal gekiga artist Yoshihiro Tatsumi. Continue reading

 
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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

 
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The Joey Manley Interview

In this 2006 interview, Dirk Deppey and Joey Manley discuss the webcomics subscription model, micropayments, how putting comics on the web changes them, and an e-book future. Continue reading

 
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Keiji Nakazawa Interview

In this 2003 interview, translator Alan Gleason talks to Keiji Nakazawa about how his firsthand experiences informed Barefoot Gen, his manga contemporaries and his career. Continue reading

 

Spain Rodriguez Talks About Online Comics

In this one-page interview from TCJ #232 (April 2001), Gary Groth talks to Spain Rodriguez about collaborating with Bob Callahan on the Salon.com comic Dark Hotel. Continue reading

 
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The Joost Swarte Interview

In The Comics Journal #279 (November 2006), Joost Swarte talks to David Peniston and Kim Thompson about children’s comics, glasswork, publishing and more. Continue reading