Tag Archives: Gary Groth

Comics Journal #303: The Tomi Ungerer Interview (Excerpt)

The prolific Ungerer has been an artistic force of nature for more than 60 years — a cartoonist of international repute, a best-selling children’s book author, a painter, a prose writer, a sculptor, and a political dissident. In this excerpt, he talks about the relationship between writing and drawing. Continue reading

 

Stan Lee, in Brief

Who —or what— was Stan Lee? Editor, hustler, hatchet man, corporate player, shill, writer, frustrated novelist, success, failure, catalyst, front man, self-parody, hack, exploiter, innovator. Continue reading

 

“Everything Was in Season”: Fantagraphics from 1978–1984

An excerpt from We Told You So: Comics as Art, the long-awaited and exhaustive oral history of Fantagraphics Books. This chapter’s topics include the wisdom of Gil Kane and Art Spiegelman and the growth of the Fantagraphics publishing family: Amazing Heroes, Nemo and … comic books Continue reading

 

Travelogue 2015

James Romberger’s trip through Europe, encountering all manner of comics culture along the way. Continue reading

 
Photo: James Gill

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

An on the scene report. Continue reading

 

Jack Davis in Conversation with Drew Friedman and Gary Groth

Live from Brooklyn. Continue reading

 

My Dinner with Hitch

Gary Groth recounts one memorable evening with Christopher Hitchens. Continue reading

 

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