Tag Archives: R.C. Harvey

Henry Boltinoff: 1914-2001

His signature was everywhere—magazines, comic books, comic strips. R.C. Harvey sat down with back in 2001 to find out what was behind it all. Continue reading

 

Cecil Jensen, Elmo, and Colonel M’Cosmic: An Editoonist Who Also Drew a Comic Strip

It’s time to talk about Cecil Jensen. And there’s only one place with the guts to provide that kind of coverage: Hare Tonic! Continue reading

 

Doomsday Clock: What’s It All Mean?

R.C. Harvey isn’t going to let Geoff Johns get away with spending a huge amount of time messing around with old Watchmen comics and thousands of alternate DC universes without giving the end result the old once over. Can Bob resist the bombast? Continue reading

 

The Shame of Shazam: Its Present Debacle and Abuse

Shazam hasn’t had the easiest run of things for a good long while–don’t let the box office receipts fool you! R.C. Harvey is here with the latest installment of Hare Tonic, focusing on the Big Red Cheese! Continue reading

 

The Mort Walker Interview

In this in-depth interview, Mort Walker talks about growing up during the Great Depression, serving in the military, developing risque versions of his characters for overseas publishers, founding a comics art museum housed in a concrete castle, raising 10 kids, and much more. Continue reading

 

“Everything Was in Season”: Fantagraphics from 1978–1984

An excerpt from We Told You So: Comics as Art, the long-awaited and exhaustive oral history of Fantagraphics Books. This chapter’s topics include the wisdom of Gil Kane and Art Spiegelman and the growth of the Fantagraphics publishing family: Amazing Heroes, Nemo and … comic books Continue reading

 

The Comics Journal No. 295, Jan. 2009

Featuring interviews with Brian K. Vaughan, Gipi, and John Kerschbaum. Continue reading

 

The Comics Journal No. 296, Feb. 2009

Featuring interviews with Lynda Barry, Frank Quitely, Dash Shaw, Mike Luckovich, and David Hadju. Continue reading