Big in Ohio: A Massive Justin Green Exhibit and CXC’s Triumphant Return
Two big reports in one post, as John Kelly attends Binky Brown’s Funeral Pyre, a memorial exhibition for the late underground pioneer currently running in Cincinnati, and Cartoon Crossroads Columbus, the 2022 edition of the popular east coast comics show.
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.
On Comics and Catholics: The Justin Green Interview
In this 1983 interview, Justin Green talks about God, the Vietnam war, underground comics and Superboy.
Justin Green, 1945-2022
Remembering the underground comix great – a pioneer in autobiographical comics and minicomics, and a private, dedicated artist.
The Minicomix Revolution Will Not Be Televised
The revolution will not be televised The revolution will not be brought to you by Xerox – Gil Scott-Heron, The Revolution Will Not Be Televised (1970) The humble, photocopied minicomic sprang into being in the early 1970s and has become a prime engine of creativity in a vast subculture that today includes thousands of comics creators. This edition… Read more »
“I Was Dipping a Pen at My Dying Mother’s Bedside”: An Interview with Carol Tyler
An interview with the You’ll Never Know and The Job Thing creator about page design, not being known as a “finisher,” dealing with family illness, and portraying sensitive details about close relatives.
Chicago: Comics on the Make
“Comics: Philosophy & Practice” gathered seventeen luminaries of the medium to discuss what it all means.
Spidey in Trouble?
News for TCJ subscribers, links, photos and other notes from vacation land.
The ABCs of Autobio Comix
In 1971 Justin Green’s Binky Brown started a revolution. Here’s what happened next.