Episode 20: Matthew Thurber
The Infomaniacs and Art Comic creator discusses comics pedagogy, Rolling Blackouts, Victoria Lomasko, Michael McMillan, Dickens, Fantômas … this one goes everywhere.
2014’s Critic of the Year!
The title says it all. Or does it?
Letter to a Young Cartoonist
What is the meaning of the Internet? And what can be done about it? I am 36. Like Virgil in Dante’s Inferno I come from Another Time, the pre-Internet era, to guide you, Young Cartoonist, through the architecture of Hell.
“Let Your Dreams Touch Air”: An Interview with Carlos Gonzalez
Carlos Gonzalez is an deeply inspirational figure in the underground comics and music scene. His influence is manifest in much of the genre and horror-driven work that appears in the current generation, but his presence seems to be more of a rumor, even a legend.
“I Just Like Hybrid Activity”: The Matthew Thurber Interview
The 1-800-MICE creator talks about Dada, performance art, Dungeons & Dragons, making music, making money, and interning for Dame Darcy.
2011: A Year in Comic Ambition.
The first GRID of the new year looks at a handful of comics and graphic novels from 2011.