Hurk

“Whatever The Image Is, It’s Gotta Fit”: An Interview With Hurk

Joe Decie catches up with cartoonist Hurk just as Avery Hill prepares the release of his “crime caper” graphic novel, Jinx Freeze. Has Hurk forgiven the Trix rabbit? What are his favorite parts of making comics? How seriously should one take people who wish to be taken seriously? The answers to these questions, and more, are only to be found here.

News

Journey Into Marvel/Disney’s Copyright Wars

Michael Dean reports on the recent legal efforts of individuals, heirs and estates to pursue copyright terminations for Marvel superhero characters, and share in the mammoth profits generated by the properties those creators made possible.

Peanuts

Charlie Brown and Me

Charles Schulz’s Peanuts celebrated its 71st anniversary this weekend, and we are commemorating the occasion with a new perspective: the first-ever English translation of a 1999 essay on the strip by artist and scholar Natsume Fusanosuke, who compares the Schulz characters with those of the similarly massive Japanese media franchise Doraemon.