Explore the vividly patterned and highly ornate worlds of cartoonist and illustrator Edie Fake in Rad Queers: Edie Fake. This is the third episode in Graham Kolbeins' documentary series which spotlights queer artists and activists. Fake reflects on his long-running comic series Gaylord Phoenix, explaining how he investigates his trans identity through the medium of comics. Shannon Michael Crane details Printed Matter's long-standing relationship with Edie and gallerist Thomas Robertello discusses Memory Palaces, Fake's series of drawings that reimagine historical queer and feminist spaces in Chicago.
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 →