Tag Archives: James Kochalka


Box Brown on The Cute Manifesto and BORB

Box Brown chats about James Kochalka’s The Cute Manifesto and Jason Little’s BORB. Continue reading


Blood and Thunder: Craft is the Enemy

This argument began with a letter by James Kochalka (American Elf) in The Comics Journal #189 (in 2005, he would expand on his theory in The Cute Manifesto). Some readers found this letter inspirational; others, such as Jim Woodring, wrote in refutations. Continue reading


The Comics Journal No. 235, July 2001

The 25th Anniversary issue. Continue reading

Issue 222

The Comics Journal No. 222, April 2000

Featuring interviews with Erik Larsen and James Kochalka; a tribute to Gil Kane. Continue reading

Issue 200

The Comics Journal No. 200, December 1997

A massive issue featuring interviews with Chris Ware and Charles Schulz; critical assessments of “essential works”; an excerpt from Jules Feiffer, “The Great Comic Book Heroes”

Issue 189

The Comics Journal No. 189, August 1996

Featuring interviews with James Kochalka, Mike Mignola and Frank Stack; Essay on Virgil Partch.


The Comics Journal No. 182, November 1995

Featuring interviews with Milo Manara, Terry Gilliam and Howard Cruse; Ho Che Anderson and Art Spiegelman featured.