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The Problem with Editorial Cartooning Today

This 1988 panel about the viability of satire in editorial cartooning features Jules Feiffer, Chuck Freund, Brad Holland, David Levine, and Peter Steiner. They question what’s left to satirize in a culture that satirizes itself, and ponder if humor helps or hurts the political aims of editorial cartoonists. Continue reading

 
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The Tom Tomorrow Interview

Tom Tomorrow and Gary Groth chat about comics, politics, and the world of Tomorrow in this interview from TCJ #165. Continue reading

 
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The Al Feldstein Interview

In this 1995 interview for The Comics Journal #177, Al Feldstein takes Steve Ringgenberg behind the scenes of Mad, EC, show biz and more. Continue reading

 
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The Comics Journal #302: Bloody Massacre Excerpt

In this excerpt from his feature “Bloody Massacre: How Fredric Wertham, Public Backlash and the 1954 Senate Delinquency Hearings Threw the Comics Industry on the Bonfire,” Warren Bernard looks at the impact of Bill Gaines “Are You a Red Dupe?” ad, and how the release of Fredric Wertham’s book may have affected the scheduling of the hearings. Continue reading

 
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The Comics Journal #302: Maurice Sendak Interview Excerpt #2

In this brief excerpt from the extensive Maurice Sendak interview in The Comics Journal #302, Sendak talks to Groth about 9/11, Outside Over There and how children process memory. Continue reading

 

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