TCJ ARCHIVE

The Comics Journal No. 295, Jan. 2009

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

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News

Michael Dean, “Best Foot Forward” (p. 6)
Eric Millikin and staff,  Journal Datebook (p. 18)

Interviews

Sean T. Collins, The Brian K. Vaughan Interview (p. 32)
Paul Karasik, The Gipi Interview (p. 72)
Rob Clough, The John Kerschbaum Interview (p. 78)

Essays

Noah Berlatsky, “Comics in the Closet” (p. 100)
R.C. Harvey, “Voight’s Theorist, A Nerd Before Its Time” (p. 139)

Reviews

Kent Worcester, Kirby: King of Comics (p. 110)
William W. Savage Jr., Chester Gould: A Daughter’s Biography of the Creator of Dick Tracy (p. 113)
Noah Berlatsky, Zot! 1987-1991 (p. 116)
Kent Worcester, Jews and American Comics (p. 119)
Noah Berlatsky, The Art of Ill Will (p. 121)
Rich Kreiner, Edison Steelhead’s Lost Portfolio (p. 123)
Leonard Rifas, As the World Burns (p. 127)
Kristian Williams, After 9/11 (p. 131)
Mini-reviews of “Echo 1-6”, “Good-Bye”, “Herbie Archives Vol. 1”, “Hieronymus B.”, “Independents”, “The Klassic Komics Klub”, “Jessica Farm Vol. 1”, “Arab In America and Flock of Angels Vol. 1” (p. 133)

Columns

R.C. Harvey, Comicopia: “Alex Raymond at Last” (p. 161)
Bill Randall, Lost in Translation: The Way We Were: Dousei Jidai” (p. 174)
Tom Crippen, Post Human Review: “Unitards” (p. 180)
Rich Kreiner, Meet the Comics Press: “Driven to Abstraction” (p. 183)
Frank Santoro, “Minimalism” (p. 189)
Donald Phelps, The Observer: “Love in Bloom: Jackson in Wonderland” (p. 193)
Kenneth Smith, Time Out of Joint: “The Crypto-Revolution of Our Age” (p. 197)
Coming Comics (p. 205)

Illustration

Noah Van Sciver, A Cartoon Interview with Liz Prince (p. 29)
Preview: “Mr. Mendoza’s Paintbrush” by Luis Alberto Urrea, adapted to a graphic novel by Christopher Cardinale (p. 105)

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