Tag Archives: Chester Brown


THIS WEEK IN COMICS! (9/11/13 – Curses!)

Quite a lot of comics and not a lot of time; I am left sputtering. Continue reading


The Comics Journal #302: Wages of Love: Chester Brown’s True Romance Comix Excerpt

In this excerpt, Tim Kreider talks about how Chester Brown’s mother’s schizophrenia affected Paying For It. Continue reading


To Hell and Back

Re-reading Ed the Happy Clown, examining footnotes, and “The Door”. Continue reading


Gold Out of Straw

Ed the Happy Clown returns, Shadow covers do battle, an ancient penny drops, Adrian Tomine meets Liz Prince in a paper bag, and Ray Bradbury checks out. Continue reading

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One-Artist Anthology Comics

As if it weren’t enough that comics are the domain of the obsessive control freak, there is a cartooning sect that perfectly defines the creative mania responsible for some of our greatest works: the one-artist anthology. This is its history. Continue reading

Craig Thompson

SDCC 2011: Art of the Graphic Novel Panel

Cartoonists including Chester Brown, Seymour Chwast, Eric Drooker, Joyce Farmer, and Craig Thompson talk about the graphic novel medium. Continue reading

Fred and Barney with The Great Gazoo

A Dan Clowes Notebook

From Ice Haven to Mr. Wonderful. Continue reading


Drawing Sex and Paying for It.

K asks, “Is there a right way to draw IT?” X, Y and Z answer, arguing about “The Libertarian Aesthetic.” Continue reading