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Excerpt: Evie and the Truth about Witches

An exclusive excerpt from Koyama Press & John Martz! We’ve all read about witches, those pointy hat wearin’, broom ridin’, spell castin’, superlative olfactory organ sportin’, child nappin’ creepies. But Evie wants to be scared, and Evie has found out the truth about witches, and she didn’t find it in a book. Continue reading

 

“It’s Going to Be 600 Pages Long”: An Interview with Jason Lutes

In this extensive conversation with Josh Kramer, cartoonist Jason Lutes reckons with the twenty years of cartooning it took for him to reach the conclusion of his epic graphic novel, Berlin. Continue reading

 

Gary Friedrich: 1943-2018

The prolific writer of many war and horror comics, who co-created the Johnny Blaze version of Ghost Rider, died last Thursday. Continue reading

 

Marie Severin: 1929-2018

Marie Severin, famous EC and Marvel colorist, made often overlooked yet highly influential contributions to the comics field. Continue reading

 

“These Are the Memories We Cherish”: Marriage Wed to Adventure in Buz Sawyer

Though full of stark violence, the triumph of Roy Crane’s Buz Sawyer is a character study that shows the impact of an adventurous life on a down-to-earth marriage. Continue reading

 

Behind the Blue: The Story of Peyo

It took a village to raise the Smurfs. Continue reading

 

An Unpublished Conversation with Russ Heath

A never-before-published 2008 interview with the legendary late artist. Continue reading

 

Russ Heath: 1926-2018

Heath, best known for the realistic clarity and human drama he brought to the war comics he drew for DC, Marvel, Warren, and EC during a 70-year career, died Thursday night at the age of 91. Continue reading