Tag Archives: Matt Groening

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The Minicomix Revolution Will Not Be Televised

The revolution will not be televised The revolution will not be brought to you by Xerox – Gil Scott-Heron, The Revolution Will Not Be Televised (1970) The humble, photocopied minicomic sprang into being in the early 1970s and has become a prime … Continue reading

 
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Rockin’ in the New Year with The Rocket’s Xmas Covers

Happy Holidays to everyone, whatever it is you celebrate–or not celebrate–this time of the year.  In the spirit of the New Year, and in an effort to further explore some historical connections between comics and other forms of popular culture, … Continue reading

 
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Alt-Weekly Cartoonists Finally Get Their Day at Society of Illustrators

You didn’t buy an alt-weekly newspaper, much less hold on to it. You picked them up from a pile somewhere, read them or didn’t, and then threw them out. Some of these papers ran comic strips, but many didn’t. Some of these papers just ran comic strips without letting the artists know and didn’t pay them. Continue reading

 
Issue 178

The Comics Journal No. 178, July 1995

Interviews with David Levine and Jaime and Gilbert Hernandez; reviews of current comics.

 
Issue 141

The Comics Journal No. 141, April 1991

Featuring interviews with Matt Groening and Julie Doucet; Bob Levin on Jim Shaw; pages from Gary Panter’s sketchbook. Continue reading