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Blood and Thunder: Harvey Pekar and R. Fiore

From The Comics Journal’s letters pages (Blood and Thunder), circa 1989-1990: American Splendor creator Harvey Pekar and critic R. Fiore argue over realism and genre fiction in comics. And Animal Farm. Continue reading

 
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The Ed Piskor Interview

The Pittsburgh-based cartoonist on Wizzywig, working with Harvey Pekar, and the Hip Hop Family Tree. Continue reading

 
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You Vant, Mebbe, 39 Vays to Say ‘Imbecile’?

To paraphrase the old Levy’s rye bread ad, you don’t have to be Jewish – an observant Jew, anyway – to enjoy Yiddishkeit: Jewish Vernacular & the New Land, an anthology designed to acquaint the un- (or under-) informed with Yiddish culture. Continue reading

 
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The ABCs of Autobio Comix

In 1971 Justin Green’s Binky Brown started a revolution. Here’s what happened next. Continue reading

 
Issue 162

The Comics Journal No. 162, October 1993

Autobiographical comics special: Harvey Pekar; Dennis Eichhornl; Diane Noomin Chester Brown; Seth; Joe Matt.

 
Issue 140

The Comics Journal No. 140, February 1991

Featuring interviews with Walt Kelley, Alan Moore, and Maurice Sendak; pages from Walt Kelley’s sketchbook; pages from Jim Engel’s sketchbook. Continue reading

 
Issue 147

The Comics Journal No. 147, December 1991

Featuring an interview with P. Craig Russell; an essay on Li’l Abner; part two of Kim Deitch’s sketchbook. Continue reading

 
Issue 138

The Comics Journal No. 138, October 1990

Featuring an interview with Alan Moore; a column by Harvey Pekar; the Tom Yeates sketchbook. Continue reading

 
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