Tag Archives: Ellen Forney

Bezango. WA a film about Pacific Northwest Cartoonists by Ron Austin and Louise Amandes

Bezango, WA: An Interview with Filmmakers Louise Amandes and Ron Austin

Back in 2011, two documentarians set out to make a movie about artists in the Pacific Northwest who make comics. They thought they were making a simple film about a beloved subject and then discovered they were in the middle of a cultural surge. Continue reading


Straddlers: A Report from the 2014 Comics & Medicine Conference

Academics, health professionals, and cartoonists including Ellen Forney and James Sturm gather to discuss the special pitfalls and benefits of creating comics regarding health issues. “I had never discussed comics in such a calculated way before.” Continue reading


Women and Autobio Comics Roundtable

Ellen Forney, Megan Kelso and Raina Telgemeier, in a loosely themed women-and-autobio-and-literary comics discussion, talk about accessibility / virtuosity, reaching their audience, and comics as a “language.” Continue reading

Photo: James Gill

Short Run Small Press Fest 2013: Mad Stacks (of Zines)

An on the scene report. Continue reading

Issue 237

The Comics Journal No. 237, September 2001

Featuring interviews with Ellen Forney, Alison Bechdel, Rev. Susies the Floozie, Marie Severin, and Minou Zaribaf. Continue reading