Today Joe McCulloch welcomes August with a merry list of comics and ideas.
The great National Lampoon art director Michael Gross has announced he has terminal cancer, and this profile is worth a read.
Mike Dawson wrote a very candid post about the economics of his cartooning life, which is instructive also of a possible dilemma for a lot of graphic novel-only cartoonists (i.e. almost everyone under 35).
There's more information now on Studio Ghibli -- it looks to be not a full closure, but a shrinking/hiatus.
TCJ-contributor Chris Mautner interviews publisher Ryan Sands.
This drawing will make your day better.
A new small press comics festival has been announced in LA.