A Stan Lee Interview (1968)

In this interview, Ted White captures Lee at the peak of ’60s success. It is a snapshot of the day-to-day of the Marvel offices at that time. Sol Brodsky cameos.

Jason Lutes: Interview by Greg Stump

From The Comics Journal #228 (November 2000) In 1994, Jason Lutes released his debut graphic novel, the Xeric-funded Jar of Fools, to unusual praise. Perhaps the strongest and most visible endorsement came from Scott McCloud, who called the book “an instant classic” in a promotional blurb. McCloud’s enthusiasm was generally echoed by the rest of… Read more »

Berlin: City of Stones

In this review from The Comics Journal #242 (April 2002), Ron Evry talks about Lutes’ artistic choices, the graphic novel format and the scope of the project.

The Russ Heath Interview

In this 1987 interview, Ken Jones talks to possibly the least-recognized high-quality artist to ever work in American comic books, who left an indelible mark on both Western comics, where he started his comic-book career, and on war comics, for which he would attain his greatest fame.

The Harlan Ellison Interview

In this interview from 1979 (The Comics Journal #53), Gary Groth and Harlan Ellison talk about plagiarism, the potential of the medium, Hollywood, and more.

The Mort Walker Interview

In this in-depth interview, Mort Walker talks about growing up during the Great Depression, serving in the military, developing risque versions of his characters for overseas publishers, founding a comics art museum housed in a concrete castle, raising 10 kids, and much more.

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.

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The Berni Wrightson Interview

This archival interview is about the roots of Wrightson’s love for the macabre, his colorful accounts of his career in horror comics (including brushes with unscrupulous printers and unpredictable publishers), and the evolution of his style over the years.

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.

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.

The Jack Davis Interview

In this 1992 interview conducted by Lee Wochner, Jack Davis discusses his early days in New York and his work for MAD and TIME Magazine.

A Conversation with Jack Davis

In this 2000 interview from The Comics Journal #225, Jim Woodring talks to Jack Davis about his college life, moving to New York, MAD and EC’s influence, and the famed editors and publishers he worked with.

The Daniel Clowes Interview

In this 1992 interview from The Comics Journal #154, Gary Groth and Peter Bagge talk with Daniel Clowes about art school, Lloyd Llewellyn, and the beginnings of Eightball.