Tag Archives: Fantagraphics

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

 

Gary Groth on Bill Schelly

I don’t remember when I met Bill Schelly, but it may have been as late as 2006, when he pitched the idea of a Joe Kubert biography to me. It may have been earlier—and we may have corresponded briefly in … Continue reading

 

The Purpose of Shittiness

Bob Levin’s all caught up on the early years of Casanova Frankenstein, and he’s ready to play tour guide. Buckle your seatbelt! Continue reading

 

Usagi Yojimbo’s Neverending Story

Tom Shapira takes a fond look back at the last few decades of Stan Sakai’s Usagi Yojimbo, and makes some predictions for the future of the series. Continue reading

 

No Choice But Comics: Kramers at X

Matt Seneca peeled back the cover of Kramers Ergot 10 and found enough comics nitroglycerin inside that he felt the need to pull in editor Sammy Harkham for some background on the thinking behind its assembly. Continue reading

 

“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

 
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