Tag Archives: R. Fiore

“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

 

Blood and Thunder: Harvey Pekar and R. Fiore

From The Comics Journal’s letters pages (Blood and Thunder), circa 1989-1990: American Splendor creator Harvey Pekar and critic R. Fiore argue over realism and genre fiction in comics. And Animal Farm. 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

 

The Comics Journal No. 300, November 2009

Featuring interviews with Art Spiegelman and Kevin Huizenga, Jean-Christophe Menu and Sammy Harkham, Frank Quitely and Dave Gibbons, and more. Continue reading

 

The Comics Journal No. 290, May 2008

Featuring an interview with Matt Madden; the Schulz and Peanuts Roundtable with Monte Schulz, R.C. Harvey, Jeet Heer, and Kent Worcester. Continue reading

 

The Comics Journal No. 294, Dec. 2008

Featuring interviews with Mark Tatulli and Jason; Christmas cards from cartoonists. Continue reading

 

The Comics Journal No. 280, January 2007

Featuring interviews with Frank Thorne and Carla Speed McNeil; A Farewell to Playboy’s Michelle Urry. Continue reading

 

The Comics Journal No. 286, November 2007

Featuring interviews with Posy Simmonds and Gail Simone. Continue reading