Damn, a doggoned disquisition on the 20th century master, in honor of a new collection of ’40s and ’50s filler frolics.
Bob takes a look at Sam C. Rawls (Scrawls), whose name never provided him a choice about what kind of profession he was best suited for, his work throughout the 80s and 90s both as a strip & editorial cartoonist, and his more recent environmental activism.
Brian Hibbs of Comix Experience speaks to Wendy and Richard Pini of ElfQuest fame in a long, free-wheeling interview about this pioneering work.
The artist and poet Sommer Browning presents an idle (if not an idyll) with the work of Olivier Schrauwen.
Hard-traveling heroes Joe Ollmann and Brecht Evens get the band back together to discuss Brecht’s latest phantasmagoric graphic novel, The City of Belgium. In the process, they cover what it takes to get a bad boy reputation, the merits of coincidence in narrative, and the values of different categories of drugs.
Author and scholar Natsume Fusanosuke considers one of the great crossover mangaka from a Japanese and European perspective in this 2018 essay translated from the Japanese by Jon Holt & Teppei Fukuda.
Artist and educator Anya Davidson visits a new exhibition of Chicago cartoonists at the Museum of Contemporary Art in Chicago, spanning over half a century of history. Features dozens of pictures, an interview with co-curator Dan Nadel, and a visit to an alternative exhibition at the DIY space Gridsport.