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THIS WEEK IN COMICS! (2/18/15 – Logographic Devil History)

You’ve seen one man’s best of 2014, now see another’s hot take on someone else’s selections for the best of the 1980s! CLICK AT THE RISK OF YOUR OWN LIFE. Continue reading

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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


The Ed Piskor Interview

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


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


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

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