Tag Archives: Bill Watterson

From the press conference on the Chinese partnership. Festival director Franck Bondoux fifth from left, the mayor of Guandong to his immediate right.

Angoulême est Charlie; Chinese Partnership; Otomo Grand Prix

A report from the first day of the Angoulême festival. Continue reading

 
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Trondheim on the Angoulême Grand Prix

The outspoken cartoonist (and former Grand Prix winner) addresses controversies surrounding the festival’s most prestigious award. Continue reading

 
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The Bill Watterson Interview

In this 1989 interview, Bill Watterson talks about the tension between realities in Calvin and Hobbes, how popular art doesn’t have to pander, nuance, animation and why he chose not license the strip. Continue reading

 
Issue 140

The Comics Journal No. 140, February 1991

Featuring interviews with Walt Kelley, Alan Moore, and Maurice Sendak; pages from Walt Kelley’s sketchbook; pages from Jim Engel’s sketchbook. Continue reading

 
Issue 137

The Comics Journal No. 137, September 1990

Featuring interviews of Steve Bissette and Scott McCloud; a panel on creator v. corporate ownership; sketchbook pages by Steve Bissette. Continue reading

 
Issue 127

The Comics Journal No. 127, February 1989

Featuring an interview with Bill Watterson; an essay by Ralph Steadman; the Brad Holland sketchbook. Continue reading