Tag Archives: Highlights from the Archive

The Harlan Ellison Interview

In this interview from 1979 (The Comics Journal #53), Gary Groth and Harlan Ellison talk about plagiarism, the potential of the medium, Hollywood, and more. Continue reading

 

The Mort Walker Interview

In this in-depth interview, Mort Walker talks about growing up during the Great Depression, serving in the military, developing risque versions of his characters for overseas publishers, founding a comics art museum housed in a concrete castle, raising 10 kids, and much more. Continue reading

 

An Interview with the Father of Mexico’s Graphic Documentary: Who’s This Rius?

The influential Mexican cartoonist Rius (Eduardo del Rio) passed away on August 8, 2017. In this 1990 interview, he talks about the end of the Cold War, ideology, and the then-contemporary international comics scene. Continue reading

 

The Skip Williamson Interview

This freewheeling interview by Grass Green touches on Williamson’s early influences, his fellow underground cartoonists including Jay Lynch and Gilbert Shelton, and the trajectory of his own comics career. Continue reading

 

The Jay Lynch Interview, 1987

In this 1987 interview, underground cartoonist Jay Lynch talks about his experience growing up with comics and the influence of printed satire. The underground comix scene and the comic industry are discussed in depth as well as the theories behind his work. Continue reading

 

The Jack Davis Interview

In this 1992 interview conducted by Lee Wochner, Jack Davis discusses his early days in New York and his work for MAD and TIME Magazine. Continue reading

 

The Darwyn Cooke Interview

In this 2007 interview, Cooke talks about growing up in Canada, his career in animation and comics, and whether or not he can actually take anyone in a fight. Continue reading

 

The Dennis Eichhorn Interview

In this 1993 interview, Eichhorn talks about matching artists to his writing, Bukowski, and Harvey Pekar. Continue reading