Tag Archives: Highlights from the Archive

Face Front, True Believers: The Comics Industry Sounds Off on Stan Lee

In 1995, TCJ collected anecdotes from various comics creators, excerpted here. Continue reading

 

A Stan Lee Interview (1968)

In this interview, Ted White captures Lee at the peak of ’60s success. It is a snapshot of the day-to-day of the Marvel offices at that time. Sol Brodsky cameos. Continue reading

 

Stan Lee & Jenette Kahn at Temple University

Stan Lee and Jenette Kahn discuss Marvel Comics’ expansion into multimedia projects in a 1978 Q&A at Philadelphia’s Temple University. Continue reading

 

Berlin: City of Stones

In this review from The Comics Journal #242 (April 2002), Ron Evry talks about Lutes’ artistic choices, the graphic novel format and the scope of the project. Continue reading

 

Scandal Involving CBLDF’s Charles Brownstein Leads to Women’s Empowerment Fund

This 2006 article investigates allegations against CBLDF executive director, and explains how they led to the creation of a women’s empowerment fund. Continue reading

 

The Russ Heath Interview

In this 1987 interview, Ken Jones talks to possibly the least-recognized high-quality artist to ever work in American comic books, who left an indelible mark on both Western comics, where he started his comic-book career, and on war comics, for which he would attain his greatest fame. Continue reading

 

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