Jason Lutes is the guest this week. Jason’s graphic novels include Jar of Fools, Houdini: The Handcuff King (drawn by Nick Bertozzi), and The Fall (written by Ed Brubaker), as well as, of course, his epic depiction of life in 1930s Germany, Berlin. Jason also teaches at the Center for Cartoon Studies. We discuss his interest in gaming, particularly role-playing games like Dungeons & Dragons, and the ways in which such things influence storytelling and world-building.
Ralph Steadman: Into the Gentle Darkness
In this 1989 Comics Journal interview, Gary Groth picks Ralph Steadman’s brain on the topic of his growth as an artist, changing interests, loss of faith and times working with Hunter S. Thompson in a career-spanning conversation that always finds its way back to politics and all that’s wrong in the world. Continue reading →