An Incoherent Chat with George Horner

George Horner’s comics-adjacent work is aimed at the Louvre, MOMA, and “a spinner rack in some comic book nerd’s basement man cave”, and he provides enough examples in this conversation with Mark Newgarden for any reader to make the call.

The Dairy Restaurant: A Meatless Chat with Ben Katchor

“In the early 20th century eating out was a political act. You’d choose to patronize the cafe or restaurant whose owner and clientele were in tune with your political beliefs: socialism, anarchism, vegetarianism, etc….Today, someone who thinks about the politics of where they choose to eat out will probably starve.”

Al Jaffee At 99

Recently retired at the age of 99, Gary Groth catches up with Al Jaffee on his career, his comics, and the things he left behind.

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.