Tag Archives: Fantagraphics

An Erection Four Decades Long: The Pornography of Wally Wood

A long look at the years that the famous cartoonist spent creating porn, spurred by the 2019 Fantagraphics publication, Cons de Fee: The Erotic Art of Wallace Wood. [Contains Explicit Imagery] Continue reading

 

A Landscape Study Of Paco Roca’s House

Paul Karasik takes a long(ways) look at Paco Roca’s graphic novel The HouseI, which takes a somewhat traditional story and turns it on its head. Like, it actually turns it. You’ll see! Continue reading

 

Serious as a Snake Bite: A Meeting With Robert Williams

Chris Platt spent the day with Robert Williams, and he came away with his mind thoroughly blast-sanded. You’ll want to be prepared yourself, just like the Scouts of old. Continue reading

 

“But On The Other Hand, It’s Great Story Fodder:” A Conversation with Kim Deitch

Master cartoonist Kim Deitch speaks with Bill Kartalopoulos about his latest release, Reincarnation Stories, and the lifetimes it took to get it made. Continue reading

 

Comics Journalist Tom Spurgeon Dies at the age of 50

Comics journalist Tom Spurgeon passed away on Wednesday, November 13th, 2019 at the age of 50. Continue reading

 

“There Are Some Experiences That Bring Us Closer”: An Interview with Marcelo D’Salete

Marcelo D’Salete’s follow up to his Eisner winning Run For It is a 400 plus page graphic novel about an independent kingdom of runaway slaves in 16th Century Brazil. He spoke with Heitor Pitombo about the success the book, and how it came to America. Continue reading

 

Warts & All The Presidents: A Chat With Drew Friedman

In advance of a major exhibition of his illustrations of the US Presidents, Drew Friedman sat down with Mark Newgarden to answer the burning questions: which of those dudes was the ugliest? Continue reading

 

In Deadly Earnest: A Conversation with Kate Lacour

Katie Skelly uncovers the beating heart of Kate Lacour’s Vivisectionary by sitting down with the creator behind a book that has been referred to as “neocomics” by some, “unsettling” by others, and “kind of goofy, kind of creepy” by its own creator. Continue reading