Mirko Ilic's poster for a play about Anne Frank was rejected by a design website for featuring a swastika. Steven Heller explains more.
"Mother Earth," founded in 1907 and co-edited by Emma Goldman and Alexander Berkman, was an anarchist American journal.
Steven Heller talks with Basma W. Hamdy, author of the book Walls of Freedom — which was just confiscated by the new Egyptian government.
In honor of this year’s Banned Books Week's focus on banned comics and graphic novels, cartoonist Keith Knight talks about getting the newspaper boot.
In The Winter Brothers v. DC Comics, two musicians sued the comic book company for a Jonah Hex parody that made their likenesses into worm monster villains.
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.
Michael Dooley expands upon his 12-page feature for Print’s February issue by examining several examples of comic books and graphic novels that have stirred up controversy and criticism in schools and libraries in the United States.
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...
Since this is Banned Books Week, I’ve come to bury Dr. Fredric Wertham, not to praise him. Wertham was an anti-comic book crusader who did some serious damage back in the 1950s. As an entertainment medium, comics were the digital devices of their day: Sales could be counted in hundreds of millions, and more...