As many of you know, ever since this site relaunched three years ago, Kristy Valenti and her team have been diligently working behind the scenes to upload back issues of The Comics Journal to our digital archives. Today, we are pleased to announce that every issue of the original print magazine up to #300 is now available online to subscribers. This really is the deal of the century for anyone interested in the contemporary history of comics — if you want to understand how we got where we are today, there is no better place to look than The Comics Journal.
The Len Wein Interview
In this 1979 interview, Len Wein talks about working for Marvel and DC, what it means for storytelling when fans instead of professional writers take over; balancing commercial considerations with creative ones; the origins of Swamp Thing; the thought process behind superhero team-ups like X-Men and The Defenders’ how he writes Batman, the Hulk, Spider-Man, Superman, and much more. Continue reading →