Goodbye To All That

A visit to the Poconos for a look at aging parents, curatorial desires, and the legacy of Frank Frazetta’s work—and its meaning for a divided family.

The Phoebe Gloeckner Interview

An intense, revealing interview with Phoebe Gloeckner originally published in The Comics Journal 261, 2004—now with a new postscript from Gary Groth.

The Carmine Infantino Interview

In this career-spanning interview, Infantino talks about his time in the shop system of comics creation, working on characters such as The Flash and Adam Strange and his rise through the ranks of DC.

Todd McFarlane: Buddy Saunders Sidebar

GROTH: Tell me about Buddy Saunders. MCFARLANE: I love Buddy Saunders. I met him for the first time [at Diamond Distributors’ retail seminar]. I’ve read about Buddy Saunders, you’ve given him a big forum in your book. I’ve read a lot of Buddy stuff. He was polite, he just didn’t like a few things. It didn’t… Read more »

Women and Autobio Roundtable Quick Terminology

I use the word “cartoonist” to describe someone who writes and draws comics. “Alternative comics”: a phrase used to describe, mostly in the 1980s and 1990s, non-superhero comics (which were referred to as “mainstream” comics, usually published by Marvel and DC, although I think these terms have shifted meaning), usually written and drawn by one… Read more »