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.
Zap: An Interview with Robert Crumb
Zap: The Interviews, Volume 9 of The Comics Journal Library, hits stores this month, collecting all the Zap-related Comics Journal interviews, plus several previously unpublished conversations with the Zap cartoonists. In celebration of this release, we’re publishing things that didn’t make the cut, starting first with the great Robert Crumb. Continue reading →