Drawn & Quarterly
Black Phoenix Magazine Vol. 2, No. 1
Floating World Comics
The Ink Farm Jam Comic: Day 4
Josh Bayer, Tom Hart, Hyena Hell & Carol Tyler bring you: The Ink Farm Jam Comic, Day 4, in which we consider the abyss, and we receive the blessing.
An Excerpt from The Comics Journal #309: Annie Koyama Never Plans
In this excerpt from Gary Groth’s interview with Annie Koyama from The Comics Journal #309, the two independent comics publishers talk about taste, editing and aesthetics.
The Ink Farm Jam Comic: Day 3
Josh Bayer, Tom Hart, Hyena Hell & Carol Tyler bring you: The Ink Farm Jam Comic, Day 3, in which the tools are laid out, and support is offered.
JHU Comic Books
Zach is on Staten Island today, grilling the owners of a longtime New York retail chain about taking over and staying alive.
The Ink Farm Jam Comic: Day 2
Josh Bayer, Tom Hart, Hyena Hell & Carol Tyler bring you: The Ink Farm Jam Comic, Day 2, in which rules are set, and a mission is stated.
Inside Rust Belt Review
Rust Belt Review is one of the notable indie comics anthologies to emerge in the last few years. As its fifth number rolls out, Matt Petras talks to editor/publisher Sean Knickerbocker and several participating artists about the continuing project.
“I Did Things Totally Differently Than I Normally Do”: Rina Ayuyang on The Man in the McIntosh Suit
Two artists in discussion, as MariNaomi chats with Rina Ayuyang on the topic of Ayuyang’s new period mystery comic, The Man in the McIntosh Suit.
The Ink Farm Jam Comic: Day 1
Josh Bayer, Tom Hart, Hyena Hell & Carol Tyler bring you: The Ink Farm Jam Comic, Day 1, in which we arrive on the Ink Farm, and consider artistic fascinations.
All Else Are Castles Built In The Air – This Week’s Links
It’s finally time for funnel cake. Wash your hands before using the mouse!
Get Damaged: A Report from Permanent Damage 5
Ben Austin-Docampo reports in from one of the most attention-grabbing of west coast indie comic shows.
Marco Corona: Portraitist of Emotions
Do you remember the Ignatz line? Do you remember Reflections, lyrical and sinister – the work of Marco Corona? Let Matteo Gaspari take you on a winding tour of this idiosyncratic Italian master’s work.
Living Breathing Things: An Interview with Briana Loewinsohn, Artist of Ephemera
Ephemera: A Memoir, from artist Briana Loewinsohn, stands out as one of the most assured debut graphic novels of late. Hagai Palevsky chats with the author about childhood, memoir and the joy of drawing plants.
A note on the passing of a site contributor.
Something 4 The Weekend – This Week’s Links
I’m ready for my day off! I’m going to use it to prep for my next day off.
Murderers’ Row: Rick Leonardi
Tegan explodes into action with Episode 2 of Murderer’s Row, in which she explores the lithe lines and zero gravity acrobatics of Spider-Man 2099 co-creator Rick Leonardi.
Hope Despite Everything: Nazis, Comics & Courage
The history of comics is replete with heroes – flamboyant saviors known for outsize exploits. But one character and his creators played that role for real, as revealed in a new exhibition at Paris’ Mémorial de la Shoah.
Chris Reynolds, 1960-2023
Remembering the creator of Mauretania Comics, a truly unique figure of the UK small press scene. Chris Reynolds died on May 4, aged 62.
Building the 20th Century: Collaboration, Colonialism and Human Tragedies with the Creators of 20th Century Men
Zach sits down with the creative team behind 20th Century Men—one of the standout genre comics of the last year, available in collected form this week—for a long discussion of mutual inspiration and intense collaboration.
Ride on Time – This Week’s Links
Hey, did you hear about Wolverine? He’s the wild man from Canada.
Infidel: The Terror of White Neutrality
Ritesh Babu goes deep, deep, deep into a 2018 horror comic from Pornsak Pichetshote, Aaron Campbell, José Villarrubia and Jeff Powell, in which characters are haunted by the specter of racial assumptions.
Laughing Ogre Comics
We catch up with Gib Bickel, manager of the Eisner-winning Columbus, OH comic shop Laughing Ogre Comics, about decades of history, the love of a good story, and the Ogre’s perspective on today’s distribution-related challenges.
Let’s Get Physical
A brief examination of how comics (and their reception) can change in the transition from digital serialization to print permanence.
“I Don’t Mind Being Unique”: Robin Bougie on Gutter Hunter and Other Hot Pursuits
Ian Thomas chats with Canadian veteran cartoonist and zine-maker Robin Bougie, whose Gutter Hunter, a survey of sensational and long-forgotten artifacts from global comics history, will soon see its third annual issue.
Your Cousin, Marvin Berry – This Week’s Links
Nodding for approval, furious across the empty room.