Tag Archives: Fantagraphics

“No One Was Calling, No One Was Asking for Humor”: An Interview with Michael Kupperman

One of our greatest cartoonists talks about his career, his struggles with publishers, and how he plans to navigate the future. Continue reading

 

“I Wish I Could Do It All”: Jaime Hernandez Speaks to Katie Skelly

The GOAT sits down with Skelly, and she easily sidestepst the ten questions people always waste his time with. Continue reading

 

Héctor German Oesterheld’s Contributions to Mort Cinder

While the construction of Mort Cinder has been noted to be a flexible and collaborative effort between Breccia and Oesterheld, there are distinct and recurrent motifs in it which suggests it was not put together for reasons of mere entertainment or with little forethought. If anything, there is a coherence and depth in its plotting which suggests a steady hand at the tiller. Continue reading

 

“An Incredible Feeling of Purpose”: An Interview with Ellen Forney

Ellen Forney’s Rock Steady is the first of its kind–and that’s partly because there’s never been anything quite like it: a how-to-survive manual in graphic novel form. Continue reading

 

Watching the Penguins

Nick Thorburn’s Penguins is one of the more unusual comics of the year. Read it quick–according to Thorburn, we might melt into a puddle of goo at any moment. Continue reading

 

Fantagraphics Books & Gallery

Our latest installment of Retail Therapy stayed close to home–by speaking with Larry Reid, of the Fantagraphics Bookstore & Gallery! Continue reading

 

“I Had Moments Where I Just Broke Down Crying”: An Interview with Bill Griffith

A transcription of Bill Griffith interview held at this year’s Small Press Expo, at which he debuted his startling new graphic memoir, Invisible Ink. Continue reading

 

Panel on the Origin of Fantagraphics Excerpt Courtesy of Mike Catron

In this excerpt, Kim Thompson, Gary Groth and Mike Catron discuss the earliest days of Fantagraphics and The Comics Journal at the 2001 Comic-Con International: San Diego. Continue reading

 
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