Tag Archives: Highlights from the Archive

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The Megan Kelso Interview

In this interview from TCJ #216, Megan Kelso and Gary Groth talk about the latter’s artistic development, sex in comics, self-publishing minicomics in the 1990s, and much more: introduction by Jason Lutes (Berlin, CCS). Continue reading

 
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The Spain Interview

In this two-part interview, Gary Groth talks to Spain about Catholicism, working in a factory, rebelling against authority, teaching, the underground comix movement and Zap, and Nightmare Alley. Continue reading

 
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The Jeff Smith Interview

In this interview, Jeff Smith breaks down for Gary Groth all the work and all of the years he put in to become an overnight success. Continue reading

 
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The Joost Swarte Interview

In The Comics Journal #279 (November 2006), Joost Swarte talks to David Peniston and Kim Thompson about children’s comics, glasswork, publishing and more. Continue reading

 
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The Alan Moore Interview

Gary Groth’s 1987 interview with Alan Moore documents the writer’s attitude towards DC after creator protests over a proposed rating system. “The Watchmen and Swamp Thing writer explains why he’ll no longer work for DC.” Continue reading

 
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A Portal to Another Dimension: Alan Moore, Dave Gibbons, and Neil Gaiman

A discussion on the influences and thought behind Watchmen between creators Alan Moore and Dave Gibbons at the UK Comic Art Convention in London on Sept. 21st, 1986. Moderating the panel discussion is Neil Gaiman. Continue reading

 
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The Alison Bechdel Interview

In this 2007 interview from The Comics Journal 287, Lynn Emmert talks to Alison Bechdel about the art of Fun Home and the politics of Dykes to Watch Out For. Continue reading

 
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Maurice Sendak Q&A

An interview that took place at the Cartoon Art Museum of San Francisco in December 1987. Continue reading