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.
The Mort Walker Interview
In this in-depth interview, Mort Walker talks about growing up during the Great Depression, serving in the military, developing risque versions of his characters for overseas publishers, founding a comics art museum housed in a concrete castle, raising 10 kids, and much more. Continue reading →