TCJ Archive

The Comics Journal No. 297, (Apr. 2009)

Featuring a cartoon interview with Frank Stack; interviews with Mort Walker and Emmanuel Guibert.


Eric Millikin and staff, Journal Datebook (p. 6)



Noah Van Sciver, A Cartoon Interview with Frank Stack (p. 21)

R.C. Harvey, The Mort Walker Interview (p. 24)

Matthias Wivel, The Emmanuel Guibert Interview (p. 94)



Kent Worcester, “The Best American Comics 2008” and “An Anthology of Graphics Fiction Vol. 2” (p. 125)

Shaenon Garrity, “Black Jack” (p. 129)

Bill Randall, “Slow Storm” (p. 131)

Chris Mautner, “Scorchy Smith and the Art of Noel Sickles” (p. 134)

Rich Kreiner, “Out of Picture Vols. 1 & 2” (p. 136)

Kristian Williams, “Reich #1-5” (p. 140)

Mini-reviews of “Omega the Unknown”, “Comic Book Tattoo”, “Fight Or Run #1”, “Yesterday’s Tomorrows”, “Holy Sh*t!: The World’s Weirdest Comic Books” and “The Big Skinny” (p. 143)



Emmanuel Guibert, “Preview: The Photographer” (p. 115)

Art Young, “Thomas Rowlandson Gallery” (p. 150)



R.C. Harvey, Comicopia: “Born of a Loser” (p. 191)

John A. Lent, Lost in Translation: “The Triumphs and Pitfalls of Kenyan Comics” (p. 197)

Donald Phelps, The Observer: “A Moral Lilliput: The Short Stories of Weldon Kees” (p. 201)

Coming Comics (p. 205)