Getting Weirdo at the Society of Illustrators
Bill Kartalopoulos | June 19, 2019
“Everything Was in Season”: Fantagraphics from 1978–1984
Tom Spurgeon with Michael Dean | December 8, 2016
Paul Tumey | January 3, 2014
Another Look at the East Village Eye
“There was no money.  I think we were actually paid in drugs.” — Mark Michaelson, former art director The East Village Eye Lower New York has been the scene for numerous “art movements,” and the decade between the mid-70s and mid-80s sure was one of them, especially for the convergence of comics, “art,” and punk John Kelly | February 15, 2016
The Minicomix Revolution Will Not Be Televised
The revolution will not be televised The revolution will not be brought to you by Xerox – Gil Scott-Heron, The Revolution Will Not Be Televised (1970) The humble, photocopied minicomic sprang into being in the early 1970s and has become a prime engine of creativity in a vast subculture that today includes thousands of comics creators. This edition… Read more »
Paul Tumey | February 1, 2016
The Origins of RAW and a Lost Lynch is Discovered
At CXC, Spiegelman and Mouly discuss their early projects. And Jay Lynch talks about a painting of his recently rediscovered on Roadside Antiques.
John Kelly | October 22, 2015
Pushing the Limits: Comics and Creators That Stretch the Form
Comics as a self-aware form.
Paul Tumey | September 21, 2015
CHARLIE Horses: On Caricature and Outrage
An exploration of the impulse to caricature, a look at incidents of outrage and retaliation against cartoonists, and a personal attempt to come to terms with racist cartoons from America’s past.
Paul Tumey | January 15, 2015
Art as Transformation: WORDLESS!
If you’ve followed Art Spiegelman at all in the last 20 years, you’ve seen his lectures, filled with insight, wit, and lots of visuals projected onto screens. This has all been pretty swell — but predictable — stuff. But when have we ever seen Spiegelman take the stage to talk about comics with a giant movie screen and a six-piece jazz combo?
Paul Tumey | December 17, 2014
Art Spiegelman: Co-Mix
Five thoughts on the exhibition.
Dan Nadel | November 22, 2013
Mouly Mouthpiece
A look at Jeet Heer’s new book, In Love With Art.
R. Fiore | November 14, 2013
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.
TCJ | February 18, 2013
Angoulême 2012: Aftermath
One of the best festivals of the past decade. Of course, some problems persist.
Matthias Wivel | February 1, 2012
Angoulême 2012: Saturday
The most eloquently curated comics show I’ve seen since the fantastic Masters of European Comics in 2001.
Matthias Wivel | January 29, 2012
Angoulême 2012: Friday
The Art Spiegelman retrospective in the Castro building is amazing.
Matthias Wivel | January 27, 2012
“It’s Only One Book”: An Art Spiegelman Interview
The cartoonist and editor talks about his latest book and DVD, MetaMaus.
Chris Mautner | November 17, 2011
The ABCs of Autobio Comix
In 1971 Justin Green’s Binky Brown started a revolution. Here’s what happened next.
Patrick Rosenkranz | March 6, 2011
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