Archive for June, 2010

Journalista for June 29, 2010: Grant Morrison says hello

Posted by on June 29th, 2010 at 2:44 AM
Walt Steinsiek dies ♦ Wisconsin comics-shop fire investigated as arson ♦ more

Gahan Wilson talks with Marc Librescu (Part Two)

Posted by on June 29th, 2010 at 12:01 AM
The Gahan Wilson interview concludes, with discussions about scary movies, the Great Depression and Mel Brooks.

Pterodactyl Fever: An Interview with Brendan Leach

Posted by on June 28th, 2010 at 5:22 PM

Brendan Leach is the creator of one of the year’s most enjoyable comics – The Pterodactyl Hunters in the Gilded City. As I noted in an earlier Comics Journal post, Pterodactyl Hunters is a clever mock newspaper from 1904

Rich Kreiner: Minis Monday

Posted by on June 28th, 2010 at 1:00 PM
One is not often introduced to a young cartoonist the way I was introduced to Eric Baker. At the most recent Maine Comics Arts Festival, I picked up no fewer than five comics of his, each in a different format with different designs, styles and intents.

The Visual Languages of Manga and Western Comics

Posted by on June 28th, 2010 at 8:10 AM
On HU, former Tokyopop blogger Telophase compares the visual languages of manga and Western comics.

Compose Yourself

Posted by on June 28th, 2010 at 8:04 AM
A Challenge in Timing, Staging, and Drawing

Flights of Fancy: Minis from Jon Chad & Sophia Wiedeman

Posted by on June 28th, 2010 at 5:56 AM
Rob reviews THE LETTUCE GIRL #1, by Sophia Wiedeman, and THE BIKEMAN #1, by Jon Chad.

Journalista for June 28, 2010: Your ugly rose-colored glasses

Posted by on June 28th, 2010 at 3:09 AM
RIP: Joseph Messerli, Peter Quaife ♦ Zapiro cleared on hate-crime charges ♦ more

Gahan Wilson talks with Marc Librescu (Part One)

Posted by on June 28th, 2010 at 12:01 AM
I met Gahan Wilson at the Horror Writers Association (HWA) Stoker Awards Banquet in New York City in 1998. We talked over a drink at one of the cocktail parties at the weekend event. In addition to feeling somewhat awestruck to be in the presence of one of the greatest contemporary cartoonists, whose work has appeared in Playboy, , The New Yorker, The Magazine of Fantasy & Science Fiction, and National Lampoon, I was also struck by his affability and his sense of humor.

Domingos: Not Herge, But Frans Masereel

Posted by on June 27th, 2010 at 2:25 PM
Domingos discusses the greatest of all Belgian cartoonists, Frans Masereel

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