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Bezango. WA a film about Pacific Northwest Cartoonists by Ron Austin and Louise Amandes

Bezango, WA: An Interview with Filmmakers Louise Amandes and Ron Austin

Back in 2011, two documentarians set out to make a movie about artists in the Pacific Northwest who make comics. They thought they were making a simple film about a beloved subject and then discovered they were in the middle of a cultural surge. Continue reading


THIS WEEK IN COMICS! (12/3/14 – Raised from the Rhine)

A golden treasure of upcoming comics! I stole them – YOU buy them. 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

Jim Woodring

“The Mind of a Worldly Man Is Like a Fly”: A Jim Woodring Interview

The creator of Weathercraft and Congress of the Animals opens up about his upbringing, influences (from Max Fleischer to Kenneth Patchen), and art. Continue reading

From "What the Left Hand Did" in Jim

The Jim Woodring Interview

Jim Woodring talks about his career in animation, shares anecdotes about Jack Kirby and Gil Kane, his move to Seattle, his transition from autobio to Frank, collaborating with Harvey Pekar and more. Continue reading


The ABCs of Autobio Comix

In 1971 Justin Green’s Binky Brown started a revolution. Here’s what happened next. Continue reading

Issue 298

The Comics Journal No. 298, May 2009

Featuring interviews with Fábio Moon and Gabriel Bá, Nicholas Gurewitch, and Trevor Von Eeden; a cartoon interview with Peter Bagge. Continue reading

Issue 191

The Comics Journal No. 191, November 1996

Interviews with Carmine Infantino and Paul Pope; Image lawsuit report.

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