Why should designers spend their time at comic book conventions? Find out in this comic-con guide.
Comics expert Michael Dooley talks with acclaimed visual artists Trevor Goring and Aaron Sowd about the process of creating storyboards and comics - across print to digital media.
At the L.A. Times Festival of Books a few weeks back, graphic novelists took part in a riveting discussion, answering the following: What other cartoonists have inspired you? What’s the value of higher education for comics artists? And what’s up with the future of digital comics?
Cartoonist Craig Yoe professes his love for comic books, but not today's. Yoe loves the "horror, crime and twisted animation-style comic books of the past."
Mike Diana has been dubbed the "Godfather of Internet Rage Art." Michael Dooley explores why he's so angry.
The Sex & Design Issue: This month, we take a tasteful look at everything from sex itself to sexuality. Plus, we draw attention to the artists and projects, such as the racy Secret Behavior magazine, that explore sex. We even sneak behind the black bars of censorship to understand why certain comics are so...
Are editorial decisions really censorship? When I discussed the issue with Ted Rall, America’s most widely read alternative editorial cartoonist, he was unequivocal: “To edit is to censor. It’s true. Look it up in the dictionary.” And thus, his latest blog column headline is “I have been censored by Daily Kos.” I recommend that you...
Peter Kuper’s seen it all. And he wants us to see it, too. So he draws it for us in comic books.
Gregory didn't start drawing until he was in his thirties and admits that he never considered himself an artist. His occupational roadmap begins at a slaughterhouse, meanders through a record store, the White House, McDonald's and several advertising agencies, but perhaps not exactly in that order.
Stan Mack’s “Real Life Funnies” strip, created in the mid-1970s for the “Village Voice,” presaged the documentary comics of artists such as Art Spiegelman and Joe Sacco. And now it appears that his Print feature from 17 years ago also anticipated today’s digital communications environment. Here’s Mack’s personal, behind-the-scenes details about one such story....