TCJ Archive

The Comics Journal No. 298, May 2009

Featuring interviews with Fábio Moon and Gabriel Bá, Nicholas Gurewitch, and Trevor Von Eeden; a cartoon interview with Peter Bagge.


Eric Millikin and staff, Journal Datebook (p. 12)


Diego Assis, The Fábio Moon and Gabriel Bá Interview (p. 24)
Shaenon Garrity, The Nicholas Gurewitch Interview (p. 68)
Michel Fiffe, The Trevor Von Eeden Interview (p. 82)


Shaenon Garrity, “Explainers” (p. 122)
Tim O’Neil, “The Umbrella Academy: Apocalypse Suite” (p. 126)
Robert Stanley Martin, “Speak of the Devil” (p. 128)
Rich Kreiner, “The Portable Frank” (p. 131)
Kent Worcester, “The United States Constitution: A Graphic Adaptation” (p. 135)
Tom Hart, “Against Pain” (p. 138)
Mini-reviews of “Disaster and Resistance” and “Waldo’s Hawaiian Holiday” (p. 142)
Jared Gardner, “Percy Crosby and Skippy”  (p. 144)


R.C. Harvey, Comicopia: “The Inevitable Racism: Obama and Caricature and Freedom of Speech” (p. 184)
Bill Randall, Lost in Translation: “Getting the Ax” (p. 194)
Kenneth Smith, Human Nature: 2. From “Elitist” Autonomy to a Babel of Heteronomy” (p. 199)
Coming Comics (p. 205)


Noah Van Sciver, A Cartoon Interview with Peter Bagge (p. 9)
Jiro Taniguchi, Preview: “A Distant Neighborhood” (p. 109)