The Drew Friedman Interview
In this 1992 interview, Drew Friedman talks about his family, technique, photorealism, his love of “sub-celebrities” and ugly faces, and more.
Taking a Look at Dirty Pictures (without the pictures)
John Kelly takes a look at Brian Doherty’s new history of underground comics – and takes his concerns to the author.
Remembering Justin Green
An extraordinary group of artists, friends and admirers has been gathered by John Kelly to pay tribute to the great Justin Green, one of the most influential and powerful storytellers of the underground generation.
“My Reservation About This Project Was That I Don’t Love Everybody’s Work”: An Interview with Drew Friedman
Coming off the heels of his collection of American President portraits, Drew Friedman has begun his next collection of historical obsession: underground cartoonists, from Z to A. (That would be from Zap to Arcade.)
Warts & All The Presidents: A Chat With Drew Friedman
In advance of a major exhibition of his illustrations of the US Presidents, Drew Friedman sat down with Mark Newgarden to answer the burning questions: which of those dudes was the ugliest?
Getting Weirdo at the Society of Illustrators
Kim Deitch, Drew Friedman, Glenn Head, John Holmstrom, Mark Newgarden, and Art Spiegelman had a wide-ranging conversation about the 1980s anthology era.
“Chosen People”: A Conversation with Drew Friedman
The great caricaturist talks about celebrity, artistic cruelty, his family, his audience, and (of course) Shemp Howard.
He Never Understood Why I Was Drawing Fred Mertz
Drew Friedman’s Heroes of the Comics exhibition is opening Thursday, May 4th at 6 pm at the Society of Illustrators.
Rockin’ in the New Year with The Rocket’s Xmas Covers
Happy Holidays to everyone, whatever it is you celebrate–or not celebrate–this time of the year. In the spirit of the New Year, and in an effort to further explore some historical connections between comics and other forms of popular culture, today we will be focusing on some of the Christmas-time covers done by an extraordinary John Kelly | December 22, 2015
Choosing the Heroes of the Comics
How Friedman decided who to draw.
Guest Blog Alert: Drew Friedman draws and writes about Harvey Kurtzman.
Jack Davis in Conversation with Drew Friedman and Gary Groth
Live from Brooklyn.
I Kept Drawing Faces: An Interview with Drew Friedman
The illustrator and cartoonist talks to Jay Ruttenberg about comedy, family, and evolving styles.
Comic Book Fever
A childhood seized by comics. From a forthcoming memoir by the author.