Tag Archives: George Herriman

Getting the Goat Getters: A Conversation with Eddie Campbell

The great cartoonist and idiosyncratic historian Eddie Campbell discusses what he considers the misunderstood true origins of the comic strip. Continue reading

 

Anything But Reality

How both George Herriman’s final Krazy Kat strips and the overpacked silliness of Mort Weisinger’s Silver Age Superman illustrate the true power of cartoon storytelling. Continue reading

 

A “Konversation” with George Herriman’s Biographer, Michael Tisserand (Part Two)

If one is going to spend ten years on a single subject, George Herriman is a good one. Continue reading

 

A “Konversation” with George Herriman’s Biographer, Michael Tisserand (Part One)

  “Herriman was talking about race and identity — as profoundly as anyone has, in my opinion — but I never see that as his big “Topic.” It was just part of his world, and the world he created, even … Continue reading

 

THIS (THESE) (PAST) WEEK(S) IN COMICS! (1/2/13 – All of you remain trapped here with me.)

That sure is a lot of comics piled up. Only the snowbound would have time to read ’em all. And only the snow plow could afford ’em. Provided he or she is charging by the flake. Continue reading

 

Art Comics and No Fooling

They send ’em, I review ’em. Eventually.
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The Comics Journal No. 287, January 2008

Featuring interviews with Jeffrey Brown and Greg Rucka. Continue reading