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Recent Articles

Joe Matt

Remembering Joe Matt

A collection of tributes to the cartoonist Joe Matt, who died earlier this month at the age of 60. Longtime friends mingle with young artists Matt befriended, affording us a variety of new perspectives on one of the standout memoirists of his generation.

Joe Matt

The Joe Matt Interview

In this extensive interview from The Comics Journal #183 (January 1996), Christopher Brayshaw speaks with the cartoonist Joe Matt (1963-2023) about his career to date.

Joe Matt

Seth on Joe Matt, 1995

From The Comics Journal #183 (January 1996): Christopher Brayshaw followed up his Joe Matt interview with a conversation with the Peepshow cartoonist’s friend and fellow cartoonist, Seth.

Murderers’ Row

Murderers’ Row: Marc Silvestri

Perhaps forever to be known as one of the founders of Image Comics, Marc Silvestri’s career nonetheless stretches from the glory days of Conan the Barbarian to a brand-new Batman / Joker team-up project. And Tegan’s here to tell you all about it.

Masami Kurumada

Soldier Dream: Saint Seiya

Revered in some of the world, obscure elsewhere, Masami Kurumada’s Saint Seiya was among the most unwavering martial fantasies of 1980s Japanese boys’ comics. This is a story about loving that burning saga as a youth, and watching it flicker from afar in the long night of adulthood.

Riad Sattouf

A Boy’s Life

A reflection on memoir as morbid fiction, the exquisite torture of progress, and the unfinished English translation of Riad Sattouf’s The Arab of the Future.

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