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.

Jim Rugg Interview

Longtime cartoonist (and well-regarded bin diver) Jim Rugg catches up with Ian Thomas about his popular Youtube channel, his recent Kickstarter project, and what he’s talking about when he throws around the word “outlaw”.

Fatbottom

Nicholas catches up with Nico Rodríguez about how things have been at Fatbottom, the popular Barcelona comic shop in the wake of Spain’s response to the spread of COVID-19.

Art & Quarantine: Beatrice Alemagna

Cynthia catches up with artist Beatrice Alemagna about how she’s been managing her time at home, how it has impacted her work methods, and her uneasy relationship with “social” media.

Art In Quarantine: Julia Gfrörer

Julia Gfrörer talks to Alex Dueben about how the current pandemic has impacted her creative schedule, and what routines she’s using to cope with our new state of affairs.

The Tony Shenton Interview

Austin English speaks to Tony Shenton, a one-of-a-kind individual in the comics industry, on his history as a sales rep, retailer, and talent scout–and what he thinks the future holds.

Art In Quarantine: Jean-Philippe Delhomme

Cynthia Rose takes us on a virtual visit to Jean-Philippe Delhomme’s studio, to see how he’s managing his time-at-home, the type of art it’s producing, and what he thinks the past masters would have thought of all this social media.

Art In Quarantine: Gary Groth

“I’ve been doing this for forty-four years and we’ve gone through some really, you know, bizarre times, terrible times and I’ve never experienced something quite like this before.”

SPX 2020 Is Still On — For Now

While circumstances and situations change on an hourly basis right now, Warren Bernard–the vocal operational human face of the popular Small Press Expo–is still working towards an in-person 2020 show. In this conversation, he catches us up on the how and why.

Art In Quarantine: Brecht Evens

This week, we’re checking in with Brecht Evens and the publisher of his upcoming edition of Peter Pan, Josh O’Neill, about how they’re dealing with the impact of pandemic-induced quarantine.