We head to Dallas to speak with Jeremy Shorr about Titan Comics for our ongoing look at comics retail. Do all those movies and television drive sales? Why didn’t Jeremy ever watch Endgame? This back issue expert has some stories to tell!
The beloved cartoonist Michael Allred talks about his work on David Bowie, his work adapting the Book of Mormon, and how it all got started: curated single issues, courtesy of a cool sibling.
It’s the Polar Express! It is here to take me to Hell.
Colleagues, admirers, peers and publishers assemble here to pay tribute to the late Aline Kominsky-Crumb, an icon of the American underground.
This week sees the release of the final new work by the late UK comics great – one that cautions about the state of the future between epic, triumphant farts.
Gale Galligan catches up with Gina Gagliano about a lot of things—their yo-yo and dance-focused book Freestyle, what it’s like adapting The Baby-Sitters Club, travelogues and diary comics, how seriously Jon Arbuckle is taking his craft—but at no point do the two discuss having alliterative initials. We’ll get you next time!
Trying again to make this damned AI write this for me. Hang on… NEVER MORE VIOLENT HAS BEEN THE BARBAROUS BEARING OF A CRUEL DESTINY. Argh, I entered “fun and laughs”…
In which Natsume tackles one of the most unusual moments in Marvel history: the time the official early ’70s Spider-Man manga had Spidey engage in self-gratification right on the page. And yet, this too was part of history’s tide…
Jeff Alford, the human being behind Wig Shop, shares how his retail journey as a cool website featuring comics he likes and wants to get behind has transitioned from a fun hobby to a legitimate business over the last few years.
An obituary for one of the revelatory talents of autobiographical cartooning, and an icon of the underground era.
The legend returns… and boy does he have news for you!
Jason Novak’s new column, Dialogue Balloons, begins with a trip down South…to Brazil, to discuss the scene, the comics, the politics and more with seven of Brazil’s finest cartoonists!
Edward Dorey takes a long look at a cannibalism-themed 1986 short by alt-comics legend Dori Seda, and teases out the wider implications of conservative ideologues feasting on a nation’s health.
A full story from the new collection of misty, lyrical manga by Hagiwara Rei, coming next year.
Jean Marc Ah-Sen sits down with one of the rising stars of English-language genre comics, who holds forth on creativity, accessibility, and what comics need for the future.
David Roach looks back at the work of Kevin O’Neill, one of the most unique artistic voices in British comics, whose influence will forever be felt, even as his style remains impossible to imitate.
John Kelly didn’t just read Drew Friedman’s new book of portraits, he asked seven of the subjects what they thought of their depictions. Plus: Friedman himself sits down for a new interview.
Throw your phone and its broken apps into the sea and go (to the library, where there is another computer, and) click these links!
We are pleased to present Douglas Wolk’s 2010 interview with Kevin O’Neill (1953-2022), one of the titans of the past 50 years of UK comic art.
Remembering a dedicated cartoonist, editor and publisher, responsible for some of the most idiosyncratic and rewarding reprint projects of the last 10 years. Drew Ford died on October 2.
Tegan O’Neil is back, and today she’s looking at recent works from artist Ashley Wood – one of the singular talents to emerge from genre comics’ rough late ’90s, who’s carved a place in the wider popular culture.
Kyle Starks went from a bucket list item to Kickstarter success followed by widespread adoration from the Rick and Morty community: but what he really wants to talk about is what you’ve all got wrong about D-Man.