Tag Archives: Michael Tisserand

“The Sanest Guys In The Ball Park”: An Interview With Paul Tumey

Paul Tumey reflects back on the conclusion of a seven year project: Screwball! The Cartoonists Who Made the Funnies Funny. In this conversation with Michael Tisserand, Tumey walks us through the history of American newspaper comics comedy..and to define the word “screwballist”! Continue reading

 

A “Konversation” with George Herriman’s Biographer, Michael Tisserand (Part Two)

If one is going to spend ten years on a single subject, George Herriman is a good one. Continue reading

 

A “Konversation” with George Herriman’s Biographer, Michael Tisserand (Part One)

  “Herriman was talking about race and identity — as profoundly as anyone has, in my opinion — but I never see that as his big “Topic.” It was just part of his world, and the world he created, even … Continue reading