TCJ ARCHIVE

The Jay Lynch Interview, 1987

In this 1987 interview, underground cartoonist Jay Lynch talks about his experience growing up with comics and the influence of printed satire. The underground comix scene and the comic industry are discussed in depth as well as the theories behind his work. Continue reading

 

Turn on this Screen

Mike Diana and more. Continue reading

 

Tintin and the Curse of Clarity

Amidst so many competing theories Paris’ Grand Palais Hergé exhibition is a hagiography traced in la ligne claire. Yet by assembling so many riches, they unwittingly let the work speak for itself – and it proves a disquieting tattle-tale. Continue reading

 

The Gift

A grand drawing for Hal Roach, discovered during research for George Herriman’s biography Krazy, reveals the deep friendship between the famed movie producer and his resident cartoonist. Continue reading

 

The Jack Davis Interview

In this 1992 interview conducted by Lee Wochner, Jack Davis discusses his early days in New York and his work for MAD and TIME Magazine. Continue reading

 

Afternoon Summer

Cometbus and links. Continue reading

 

Super Week

GPK, AK, ET AL. Continue reading

 

Another Look at the East Village Eye

“There was no money.  I think we were actually paid in drugs.” — Mark Michaelson, former art director The East Village Eye Lower New York has been the scene for numerous “art movements,” and the decade between the mid-70s and … Continue reading