The Comics Journal #302
The Comics Journal #302: Toon Treasury Think Tank! Excerpt
In this excerpt from the message board roundtable discussion on what to include in The Toon Treasury of Classic Children’s Comics, edited by Art Speigelman, Spiegelman, Chris Duffy, Paul Karasik, Paul Levitz and Jeet Heer figure out the book’s target audience and debate if selections from Mad magazine are suitable.
The Comics Journal #302: Albert and Robert Excerpt
Bob Levin’s story about Robert Crumb’s lawyer, Albert Morse, begins with the Amazon “Keep on Truckin” lawsuit.
The Comics Journal #302: Maurice Sendak Interview Excerpt #2
In this brief excerpt from the extensive Maurice Sendak interview in The Comics Journal #302, Sendak talks to Groth about 9/11, Outside Over There and how children process memory.
The Comics Journal #302: Roy Crane Interview Excerpt
In this excerpt from The Comics Journal #302, comic-book artist Lew Sayre Schwartz asks Roy Crane about the advent of continuity in his adventure newspaper strips.
Warren Bernard’s Citations and Fredric Wertham Documents
Warren Bernard cites his sources for his Comics Journal #302 article, “Bloody Massacre: How Fredric Wertham Public Backlash and the 1954 Senate Delinquency Hearings Threw Comics on the Bonfire” and provides documents from the recently opened Frederic Wertham papers that shed new light on the Senate comic book Hearings of 1954.
Endnotes: Authors Meet Images: Cartoonists Before Comics by Gavin Callaghan
These notes reference Gavin Callaghan’s “Authors Meet Images: Cartoonists Before Comics” essay published in The Comics Journal #302.
The Comics Journal #302: The Jacques Tardi Interview Excerpt
In this excerpt from the Jacques Tardi interview in The Comics Journal #302, Tardi talks about his current graphic novel project, which tells the story of his father’s experiences as a French soldier in WWII.