An extraordinary group of artists, friends and admirers has been gathered by John Kelly to pay tribute to the great Justin Green, one of the most influential and powerful storytellers of the underground generation.
Angela Bocage is a longtime artist and editor for underground and alternative era comics, including the epochal Wimmen’s Comix and Real Girl, one of the most dynamic sex-positive anthologies of the 1990s. Here she sits down with Edward Dorey to discuss her long and varied journey.
It’s vacation season! For you, NOT for the links. Get ready to pour this smoothie of blended information directly into your brain.
In this pre-Journal Word Balloons fanzine interview, Neal Adams talks to Martin Pasko about drawing character expression, the Marvel method, and his take on artists such as Gil Kane, Jack Kirby, Steve Ditko and Joe Kubert.
Starting the month off right, Matteo Gaspari debuts a new series of in-depth articles about contemporary Italian cartoonists who deserve greater recognition, both in Italy and abroad. First up: Giacomo Nanni, who gives narrating life to trees, cats, earthquakes and more.
Further brief relief from the mind’s ache of the everyday.
André Valente hits the street of Angoulême during the weeks of the year when it isn’t packed full of comics to see what kind of memories he can track down. (The answer is quite a few!)
In this 1978 interview from TCJ #43 (December 1978), Neal Adams talks to Gary Groth about Superman-Ali, art v propaganda, deadlines and more.
“Webtoons” are the rising popular style of webcomics today, employing an infinite canvass to draw the reader’s eye downward in the manner typical of internet publishing. But what happens when these comics are transformed into books? Aidan Lee explores the bumpy results.
André Valente confronts the question of Chris Ware. No, not the qualitative question! The question of size: does it matter?
Do you have what it takes to hang dry your clothes? “Sure I do”, you think. “What could go wrong?”, you wonder. André Valente has the answer, in today’s Cartoonist’s Diary!
Thanks to Avery Hill, we’re pleased to share “Toys” from Taki Soma’s upcoming graphic novel, Sleeping While Standing.
World Fantasy Award and Arthur C. Clarke Award winning novelist Rachel Pollack talks with Alex about her influential work writing Vertigo’s Doom Patrol, a life spent in love with Tarot, and what motivated a still-recent return to comics writing.
André Valente begins his week of diaries to attention, by answering the big linguistic questions…and chasing around the visual concept of what it would look like if Andre The Giant and Mandy Patinkin got together and had a couple of babies.
Ah, news, the song of– wait, did we get an Eisner nomination? For BEST ARTICLE DESCRIPTIONS?! Oh my gosh, I am so honored! There’s no way Karl Ove Knausgård of ComicBook dot com can beat me!
In this archival September 1982 interview, Perez talks about working on the Teen Titans and his ambition to draw all of the Marvel and DC characters.
When the war in Ukraine began, PhD student Evheny Osievsky was reading Watchmen in Kyiv. Watchmen, with all of its martial brinksmanship; its dreams of apocalypse. This article examines the end-of-days texture of the Alan Moore/Dave Gibbons/John Higgins classic.
On the West Coast, comics creators are recharged and attending in-person events again. Christopher Diaz was there to capture candid shots of the Hernandez brothers, R. Kikuo Johnson, Jordan Crane and more for TCJ!
Ian Thomas chats up the creator of
Hmm, news. Don’t know what to make of it anymore. Used to be you’d glance at a paper on the stands, raise an eyebrow. Now it’s all modems. The weather…