He Never Understood Why I Was Drawing Fred Mertz
Drew Friedman’s Heroes of the Comics exhibition is opening Thursday, May 4th at 6 pm at the Society of Illustrators.
Will Eisner’s Star Jaws
1978 was a big year for Will Eisner. He invented… that thing where you take a massive pop culture hit, and lazily sort of mash it up with another massive pop culture hit. (He didn’t really invent that. Or the graphic novel.)
“I’ve Already Forgot What I Said to You, But I Know It’s the Truth”: The Testimony of Jean-Pierre Dionnet
The indefatigable co-founder of Métal Hurlant and Les Humanoïdes Associés holds forth on life, art, crime, war, and his return to English translation.
A critical look at a book of conversations between Will Eisner and Frank Miller.
Racism as a Stylistic Choice and other Notes
Some notes on race and comics which attempt to bring some nuance and complexity to a frustrating debate by bringing some historical facts to the table.
The Jules Feiffer Interview
The most comprehensive interview with cartoonist, playwright, screenwriter and novelist Jules Feiffer from TCJ 124, 1988.
Will Eisner: Having Something to Say
A 1968 interview with Eisner, later published in TCJ 267, 2005.