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?
Collage Artist Justin Lieberman cuts Up Tibor Kalman, advertising, censorship, and his own “Nasty and Abusive” book.
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.
Given our current online environment, you’d think that comic book censorship would be a thing of the past. Well, not quite. Whether the contents are satirical, sexual or just plain sick, comics creators continue to battle the forces of repression. And when it comes to the web, it’s one thing to post whatever you...
Cartoonist-writer-editor Bhob Stewart's death erupts a flood of memories for Imprint contributor Michael Dooley.
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...