Aline Kominsky-Crumb, 1948-2022
An obituary for one of the revelatory talents of autobiographical cartooning, and an icon of the underground era.
Drew Friedman’s Maverix and Lunatix: Icons of Underground Comix: “A masterpiece, a treasure, an encyclopedia”
John Kelly didn’t just read Drew Friedman’s new book of portraits, he asked seven of the subjects what they thought of their depictions. Plus: Friedman himself sits down for a new interview.
Diane Noomin, 1947-2022
A tribute to the late cartoonist and editor Diane Noomin, with an obituary by John Kelly and testimonials by 18 friends, colleagues and admirers.
“I Felt Like I Didn’t Have a Baby But At Least I’d Have a Book”: A Diane Noomin Interview
The pioneering co-editor of Twisted Sisters and creator of DiDi Glitz talks about the underground comics scene, Communism, abortion, the politics of anthologizing, contact paper-derived orgasms, and nail polish.
The Phoebe Gloeckner Interview
An intense, revealing interview with Phoebe Gloeckner originally published in The Comics Journal 261, 2004—now with a new postscript from Gary Groth.