Tag Archives: Marvel Comics

1970 Joe Sinnott Interview

In this 1970 interview, a 15 year old Gary Groth and co. talk to Marvel Comics inker Joe Sinnott about the Comics Code, the ACBA, Kirby, and more. Continue reading

 

Joe Sinnott: 1926-2020

The legendary inker, who helped define the look of many of Marvel’s most influential comics, has passed away. Continue reading

 

Rationality and Relevance: Dennis O’Neil

This interview was conducted in 1978 and 1980 and released in full form in The Comic Journal #66 (September 1981). Among the many topics they cover, young Gary Groth and Mike Catron ask Denny O’Neil about the potential for the art form – specifically, beyond the mass audience and the superhero genre – and talk about a promising new writer O’Neil is editing, Frank Miller. Continue reading

 

Denny O’Neil: 1939 – 2020

The influential writer and beloved editor passed away, leaving a super-hero industry forever changed behind him. Continue reading

 

A Denny O’Neil and Matt Fraction Conversation

This conversation from The Comics Journal #300 (November 2009) is a snapshot of a moment just before smartphones became ubiquitous and before the MCU/Batman/superhero movies would glut cinemas. Matt Fraction and Denny O’Neil compare and contrast their experiences writing for characters such as Iron Man and Batman, share tips on craft and more. Continue reading

 

“The Formula Is Your Friend”: An Interview With Kelly Thompson

Kelly Thompson talks about her prolific string of well-received Archie & Marvel titles, her love of humor, character voice and collaboration, and the path her freelance career has taken. Continue reading

 
The cover page of Amazing Fantasy #15, a detail of the pasted-over original title.

A Holy Grail in the Library of Congress: Visiting Steve Ditko’s Amazing Fantasy #15 Original Artwork

Robert K. Elder takes a look at the look he took at Ditko’s original pages from Amazing Fantasy #15, which now sits in the Library Of Congress. Continue reading

 

It Is Time To Boycott Marvel

RJ Casey has had it up to here, and has decided it’s time to pull out of this whole arrangement. Will you join him? Continue reading