Author Archives: The Editors

Excerpt: I Am Not Okay With This

The latest in Chuck Forsman comics, brought to you by Fantagraphics! Continue reading

 

The Len Wein Interview

In this 1979 interview, Len Wein talks about working for Marvel and DC, what it means for storytelling when fans instead of professional writers take over; balancing commercial considerations with creative ones; the origins of Swamp Thing; the thought process behind superhero team-ups like X-Men and The Defenders’ how he writes Batman, the Hulk, Spider-Man, Superman, and much more. Continue reading

 

This Week’s Comics (9/6/17)

Strictly a consumer guide. Continue reading

 

Songy of Paradise: A Roundtable

Rachel Davies, Craig Fischer, Nicole Rudick, and Sammy Harkham discuss Gary Panter’s new book. Continue reading

 

The Skip Williamson Interview

This freewheeling interview by Grass Green touches on Williamson’s early influences, his fellow underground cartoonists including Jay Lynch and Gilbert Shelton, and the trajectory of his own comics career. Continue reading

 

The Jay Lynch Interview, 1987

In this 1987 interview, underground cartoonist Jay Lynch talks about his experience growing up with comics and the influence of printed satire. The underground comix scene and the comic industry are discussed in depth as well as the theories behind his work. Continue reading

 

Preview: Pretending Is Lying

An excerpt from the new US edition of Dominique Goblet’s Pretending Is Lying, along with a short afterword by its original editor, Jean-Christophe Menu. Continue reading

 

The Best Comics of 2016 (According to Some)

TCJ contributors weigh-in with their Best of 2016 lists. Continue reading