The Comics Journal

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The Comics Journal 306

Author: Gary Groth
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ISBN: 1683963539
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In this issue, Gary Groth interviews Roz Chast, the New Yorker humor cartoonist turned graphic memoirist (Can’t We Talk About Something More Pleasant?). TCJ #306 focuses on the intersections between comics and politics. It includes op-eds on the importance (and lack thereof) of modern political cartooning. Also featured is a meditation on the creator of the Dilbert newspaper comic strip, Scott Adams; a piece about Daisy Scott, the first African American woman political cartoonist; a gallery of underground cartoonist John Pound’s code-generated comics; portraits of mass shooting victims; a selection of Spider-Gwen artist Chris Vision’s sketchbook pages; and other essays and galleries.

The Comics Journal 304

Author: Gary Groth
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ISBN: 1683962648
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The Comics Journal #304 features Gary Groth in conversation with outspoken Tasmanian cartoonist Simon Hanselmann, who discusses how his tragicomedy webcomic starring a witch, a cat, and an owl became an internationally acclaimed, best-selling phenomenon, collected in books such as Megahex and Bad Gateway. This issue also highlights the labor and economics issues facing the medium — the past and future of organizing a comics union, work-for-hire contracts, and how comic conventions can better serve creators — with the Journal’s hallmark candor. Other features include an exclusive look at the unfinished graphic novel that Eisner and Geisel Award winner Geoffrey Hayes was working on before his untimely death in 2017, a peak inside the lush sketchbook of Sophie Franz, a timely work by Brazilian cartoonist Laura Lannes, a reconsideration of the comics canon by Skin Horse cartoonist Shaenon K. Garrity, and more!

The Comics Journal

Author: Gary Groth
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ISBN: 1683961714
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The Comics Journal, which is renowned for its in-depth interviews, comics criticism, and thought-provoking editorials, features Gary Groth in frank and often hilarious discussion with the satirist and children’s book author Tomi Ungerer. Ungerer talks about the entire trajectory of his life and career: growing up in France during the Nazi occupation, creating controversial work, and being blacklisted by the American Library Association. This issue, the first in its new twice-a-year format, covers the “new mainstream” in American comics ― how the marketplace and overall perception of the medium has drastically shifted since the “graphic novel boom” of the early 2000s and massive hits like Persepolis, Fun Home, and Smile. It also includes sketchbook pages from French-born cartoonist Antoine Cossé’ an introduction to homoerotic gag cartoons out of the U.S. Navy; and Your Black Friend cartoonist Ben Passmore’s examination of comics and gentrification.

The Comics Journal

Author: Gary Groth
Editor: Comics Journal
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Brian K. Vaughan on Y: The Last Man, Lost, Ex Machina and more; Paul Karasik interviews Gipi; John Kerschbaum talks brutality. Should superheroes come out of the closet? Reviews of Zot!, Kirby: King of Comics, and more!

The Comics Journal Library

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The Comics Journal 305

Author: Gary Groth
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ISBN: 168396277X
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This issue of the award-winning magazine shines a light on how comics creators are affected by chronic disease, disability, and our nation's health care system. This issue also features a document that is significant not only in terms of comics history ― but American history, as well. Created by the civil rights organization SNCC (Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee) and the Black Panther Party in 1967, this hand-printed zine is a report about a black community in Alabama that attempted to take back their voting rights in their local elections. There is also a profile on cartoonist Kevin Huizenga (Ganges), and much more.

The Comics Journal Library

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The Comics Journal 301

Author: Mike Dean
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Discusses the history, popularity, and cultural significance of manga, comics, and cartoons, and presents various comic book collections.

The Comics Journal 296

Author: Gary Groth
Editor: Comics Journal
ISBN: 9781560979869
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Our annual Best of the Year issue includes interviews with critics' faves Lynda Barry, Frank Quitely, Dash Shaw, David Hajdu and Mike Luckovich, as well as Best Picks of 2008 from an all-star lineup including Kim Deitch, Anders Nilsen, Emmanuel Guibert, John Porcellino, Mark Newgarden, Johnny Ryan, Paul Karasik and others. Plus, a first look at C. Tyler's upcoming project You'll Never Know, a gallery of comics from Finland's best young talents, and more.

The Comics Journal Special Edition

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The Comics Journal 303

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The only serious, scholarly journal of comics news and criticism: a multiple Harvey, Eisner, Eagle and Utne Award-winning magazine and an essential resource for fans, scholars and librarians since its premiere in 1976.

The Comics Journal 307

Author: Gary Groth
Editor: Fantagraphics Books
ISBN: 1683964292
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This issue of the award-winning magazine of comics interviews, news, and criticism focuses on the relationship between animation and comics. Gary Groth interviews this issue’s cover artist Cathy Malkasian (Eartha), the PBS/Nickelodeon animation director (Curious George, The Wild Thornberrys) turned graphic novelist, about her first middle-grade GN, NoBody Likes You, Greta Grump. In addition to this issue’s featured interview with Cathy Malkasian, MLK graphic biographer Ho Che Anderson shares his animation storyboards, and Anya Davidson talks to Sally Cruikshank about how the underground comics movement influenced the latter’s aesthetic in a career that encompasses indie shorts and Flash animation, as well as work for feature film credits and Sesame Street. Other features include: an unpublished Ben Sears (Midnight Gospel) comic, and Jem and the Holograms cartoon creator Christy Marx talks about the behind-the-scenes advantages and disadvantages of both art forms. Plus! Sketchbook art by Vanesa Del Rey (Black Widow), an interview with Amazon warehouse worker-turned-cartoonist Ness Garza, Paul Karasik’s essay on an unseen gem, and much more. For more than 45 years, no magazine has chronicled the continuum of the comic arts with more rigor and passion than The Comics Journal.

The Comics Journal Summer 2002

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For 25 years the Comics Journal , the recipient of numerous awards, has reigned as the world's premier magazine covering the art of comics. Twice a year TCJ is published in a special coffee table edition, combining the magazine's fiercely independent journalistic and scholarly features (interviews, reviews and criticism) with new comic strips by the most innovative cartoonists working today. This edition spotlights Jim Woodring, Donald Phelps and Kenneth Smith, as well as W.E. Hill and Jack Kent, plus, R. Crumb, Charles Burns, Art Spiegelman and the Hernandez brothers.

The Comics Journal 297

Author: Gary Groth
Editor: Comics Journal
ISBN: 9781560979876
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The historic magazine about comics, now available to the book trade! TheComics Journal is the award-winning print magazine and website exploring thewidest range of cartooning - newspaper strips, alternative and mainstreamgraphic novels, international works, editorial cartoons, webcomics, and muchmore - in the world. TCJ #297: A career-spanning interview with MortWalker, the creator of Beetle Bailey and Hi & Lois. JordanCrane discusses The Clouds Above: comics by the famous 17thcentury caricaturist Thomas K. Rowlandson.

The Comics Journal Library

Author: Gary Groth
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ISBN: 1606996088
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The Comics Journal Library series is the most comprehensive series of lavishly illustrated interviews conducted with cartoonists ever published. To celebrate our republication of the legendary EC line, we proudly present the first of a two-volume set of interviews with the artists and writers (and publisher!) who made EC great. Included in the first volume: career-spanning conversations with EC legends Will Elder, John Severin, Harvey Kurtzman, and Al Feldstein, as well as short interviews with EC short-timers Frank Frazetta and Joe Kubert. Also: EC Publisher William Gaines on his infamous Senate subcommittee testimony, and probing conversations between Silver Age cartoonist Gil Kane and Harvey Kurtzman, as well as contemporary alternative cartoonist Sam Henderson and MAD great Al Jaffee. Part of what made EC the best publisher in the history of mainstream comics was some of the most beautiful drawing ever published in comic books, and every interview is profusely illustrated by pertinent examples of the work under discussion.

The Comics Journal Library

Author: Gary Groth
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ISBN: 1606999451
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No comics publisher has had a greater impact ― or generated more controversy ― than the immensely influential EC Comics. The second and concluding volume of conversations with the creators behind the EC war/horror/science fiction/suspense line brings The Comics Journal’s definitive interviews together with several never-before-published sessions, including a new interview with the legendary Jack Davis conducted by Gary Groth. It also includes: Publisher Bill Gaines on the origins of the company and his terrifying grilling before the Senate Subcommittee on Juvenile Delinquency, editor/writer/artist Al Feldstein on introducing serious science fiction to comics and his interactions with Ray Bradbury. Harvey Kurtzman on bringing realism to war comics with Frontline Combat and subversive satire to humor comics with Mad, the master of chirascuro, Alex Toth, on the aesthetic values that guided him through a career that included drawing for EC and animating Jonny Quest, colorist Marie Severin on the atmosphere of pranks and anarchy that dominated the EC bullpen. Plus, career-spanning interviews with George Evans and Jack Kamen, rare Q&A sessions with formal experimenter Bernard Krigstein and EC writer Colin Dawkins, and a conversation between Jack Davis and award-winning alternative cartoonist Jim Woodring.

Classic Comics Illustrators

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Celebrates four cartoonists and comic book artists with interviews that discuss their careers, artistic styles, and opinions about their genre.

The Comics Journal 299

Author: Michael Dean
Editor: Comics Journal
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Traces the effort of The Pirate and the Mouse author Bob Levin to track down a valuable lost collection of unpublished strips by some of cartooning's forefront masters, a proposed volume that may have been a landmark anthology; while Pearls Before Swine creator Stephan Pastis talks about his strip and previous work with Peanuts.

The Comics Journal September 2008

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The award-winning print magazine and website exploring the widest range of cartooning - newspaper strips, alternative and mainstream graphic novels, international works, editorial cartoons and webcomics. Treating the medium as an art form, The Comics Journal is the magazine of record for one of the fastest-growing categories in the book industry, as well as an area of increasing academic interest.