Tag Archives: Jack Davis

Seeking Salivation! Food in Early Comics

University of Washington professor José Alaniz invited me to prepare and deliver a guest lecture on early comics for his class on food-themed comics. You could say I hoped the project would turn out to be something I could sink my teeth into. I was not disappointed. 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

 

A Conversation with Jack Davis

In this 2000 interview from The Comics Journal #225, Jim Woodring talks to Jack Davis about his college life, moving to New York, MAD and EC’s influence, and the famed editors and publishers he worked with. Continue reading

 

The Woes of Working for Hef

Cartooning legends from Jack Cole to Harvey Kurtzman drew for the deep-pocketed, wannabe cartoonist Hugh Hefner, but there were some significant downsides. Continue reading

 

Jack Davis in Conversation with Drew Friedman and Gary Groth

Live from Brooklyn. Continue reading

 

The Will Elder Interview

The greatest Mad-man on a lifetime of funny drawing. Originally published in TCJ 243, 2003. Continue reading

 

The Comics Journal No. 225, July 2000

Featuring interviews with Al Jaffee, Jack David, and Al Feldstein. Continue reading

 

The Comics Journal No. 149, March 1992

Featuring a panel on comic art in the 1990s; an editorial by Gary Groth; pages from Burne Hogarth’s sketchbook. Continue reading