Chaz Truog

“If I Could, I’d Completely Redraw It”: An Interview With Chaz Truog

While “Animal Man” may be the first title you think of when his name comes up, Chaz Truog’s career has gone much further than one fondly remembered DC comic. In this conversation, he talks about time spent in the monthly trenches with Coyote, his groundbreaking work on Leonardo Da Vinci in Chiaroscuro and his latest, the violent medieval epic, The Passion of Sergius & Bacchus.

The Light That You Shine Can Be Seen – Part 3

In the conclusion of Tegan’s look back at Knightfall, she makes her way to the other lodestone creator of 90s Batman iconography: filmmaker Joel Schumaker, whose colorful versions of Gotham City’s most popular inhabitants couldn’t be further from where Bruce Wayne now resides. Or could they?

The Light That You Shine Can be Seen

Tegan begins her latest project with a look at the big guy: Batman, and the “Jim Aparo” who drew him best. Knightfall may not have the most beloved conclusion, but you can’t deny the opening act. Or can you?

Momentism Revisited: “Batman: Three Jokers”

One of the most read print comics of the year is….a Batman comic, featuring the Joker. Joe McCulloch is here to take a look and see what this installment of America’s favorite corporate mythology had to say for itself.

The Wreckage: Part Two

Tegan concludes her look at Grant Morrison and Richard Case’s shadow-casting run on Doom Patrol to see what it can tell us about comics, nostalgia, and Cliff Steele.

Rationality and Relevance: Dennis O’Neil

This interview was conducted in 1978 and 1980 and released in full form in The Comic Journal #66 (September 1981). Among the many topics they cover, young Gary Groth and Mike Catron ask Denny O’Neil about the potential for the art form – specifically, beyond the mass audience and the superhero genre – and talk about a promising new writer O’Neil is editing, Frank Miller.

The Wreckage: Part One

Tegan takes us back to the past, no longer as recent as it once was, for a look at the Doom Patrol–specifically, the one whose legacy remains critically intact.

Hare Tonic

Doomsday Clock: What’s It All Mean?

R.C. Harvey isn’t going to let Geoff Johns get away with spending a huge amount of time messing around with old Watchmen comics and thousands of alternate DC universes without giving the end result the old once over. Can Bob resist the bombast?

Are You Not Entertained? Tegan Enters The DC Universe

Tegan O’Neil takes a dip into the world of subscription based comic book reading, with the DC Universe. Can she resist the temptation to watch cancelled television shows and focus on back issues instead? It’s time for an economics lesson!