Chester Brown (Paying for It), Seymour Chwast (Dante’s Divine Comedy), Eric Drooker (Blood Song), Joyce Farmer (Special Exits), Joëlle Jones (Troublemaker), Jason Shiga (Empire State), and Craig Thompson (Habibi), moderated by Andrew Farago (curator at the Cartoon Art Museum), talk about the graphic novel medium. Filmed by Justin Bloch.
Cartoons of Mass Destruction: The Whole Story Behind the Danish 12
In 2006, 12 Danish cartoonists controversially drew pictures of Muhammad at the urging of Flemming Rose, the culture editor of the weekly Jyllands-Posten. This news story from The Comics Journal #275 (April 2006) offers a multitude of perspectives — from cartoonists, Danes, Muslims, Danish Muslims — and is being rerun to help supply context for the Charles Hebdo killings. Continue reading →