Dooley digs into the ways Midcentury California artists exploited and drew influence from comics like Flash Gordon with adventurous vitality.
Here Comes Kitty is the work of multidisciplinary artist Richard Kraft, a Jess for our age. Kraft has craftily transformed a 1960s Polish espionage comic into a mad, post-mod melange of Western religion and Eastern mysticism, Nazi spies and domesticated animals, the disturbingly chaotic and the playfully erotic.
Michael Dooley delves into the work of French Charlie Hebdo illustrator Joann Sfar, whose Instagram images have sparked controversy.
Michael Dooley explores the creative and artistic heritage of cartoons and vintage comics from San Diego Comic-Con.
The Presidential candidate may be convenient for cheap laughs, but Harvey Kurtzman’s Trump, a witty graphic humor magazine, deserves our serious respect.
Steven Brower commemorates the life of comics artist Irwin Hasen, whose work included illustrating Dondi, the Wildcat comics and others.
From Puck to Perfect Nonsense, Michael Dooley identifies seven notable comics, graphic novel and cartoons, all published in 2014.
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.
These two recently released comics-based biographies of cartoonists are the firsts of their kind, and combined, they cover around 100 comics pioneers.
A notable quote from George Carlin, illustrated by Seymour Chwast—number 108 in a weekly series. Submit a quote in the comments (or on Twitter or Facebook), and it will be considered for a future column. For more Seymour Chwast, check out The Last Word, his illustrated column in Print magazine, available from MyDesignShop.com.