The Tenderness of Stones
New York Review Comics
Illness: Regina Hofer’s Fat, and Other Works
Examining the Austrian-born artist’s new-to-English graphic novel, along with some other works related by proximity, nationality, and a concern with sickness.
The Best Comics Of 2020
Oh damn, it’s the best comics of 2020!
Only Ten May Enter: Rotopol Zu Gast In Bremen
Oliver Ristau returns to Bremen’s Room 404 for an exhibit of new comics work, as exhibited and performed by multiple artists associated with Rotopol Press. Germany is making moves!
Happy Birthday, Alex Niño
While Alex Nino is retired, we bet he’s still celebrating birthdays: today is his 80th, and Oliver Ristau is here to remind you why you should be sending cards.
The Best Comics of 2019
Comics Journal contributors chime in with their favorite comics, artists and reads from the year that was: 2019.
Hamburg’s Comicfestival 2019
Couldn’t make it to Germany for the boundary incinerating installment of Comicfestival? Never fear. Boots were on the ground, worn by Heike & Oliver, and they’re here to catch you up on everything you missed. And it’s a lot!
Keren Katz & Rotem of Qiryat Gat In Germany
Oliver Ristau visits Raum 404 one more time to check out some boundary pushing comics work by Keren Katz & Rotem of Qiryat Gat.
Twin Mirrors and More: Viktor Hachmang At Landfill
Oliver Ristau takes a look at three books from Viktor Hachmang, released over the last few years by one of the most exciting and experimental publishers of recent memory, Landfill Editions.
“I Didn’t Want to Draw a Psychological Portrait of These Men I Despise”: An Interview with Catherine Meurisse
A frank and searing conversation with Charlie Hebdo cartoonist Catherine Meurisse about her graphic memoir, Lightness, recently translated for English readers.