S. Clay Wilson
“It’s Like A Miracle”: An Interview with the Underground Cartoonist and Visionary Artist Barbara “Willy” Mendes
Brian Doherty sits down with a true original of American art, as Barbara “Willy” Mendes discusses underground comics, religious painting, psychedelic music and much more.
Of the Old Guard and the New Kids
Author Brian Doherty’s forthcoming narrative history of underground comix, “Dirty Pictures”, is a big one – so big, an entire chapter had to be deleted for space. Today, we present to you that lost chapter as a standalone reflection on the generation gap (or lack thereof) between the underground cartoonists and their older, straighter inspirations.
There’s a new book of S. Clay Wilson’s correspondence out there, and Goshkin is ready to report back on the experience…and to consider why some artists end up with French bank accounts, while others worry about “a doorway reeking of piss”.
S. Clay Wilson, The Most Influential Artist of His Generation: 1941 – 2021
Patrick Rosenkranz memorializes the influential ZAP cartoonist, who passed away on February 7th, 2021.
In 1997, at an age when most men’s life planning turns toward Social Security, Malcolm Whyte launched a new career. He had formerly published books and he wanted to again. But what books and on what scale?
In the First Circle of Hell with S. Clay Wilson
A visit with S. Clay Wilson and Lorraine Chamberlin and an update on the state of the artist’s health.
The S. Clay Wilson Interview
Bob Levin and the legendary underground artist and Zap contributor engage in a hearty discussion.
An Interview with Victor Moscoso
A career-spanning conversation on design, comics, Zap, and the politics of art. Originally published in TCJ 246, 2002.