Calling all fans of animation, history, satire, illustration and more: Explore Michael Dooley's comprehensive list of comics books and graphic novels from 2016.
Comic book icon Trina Robbins has launched a Kickstarter to fund her pet passion project called Dope.
Michael Dooley showcases work by "wonder women"—that is, female comic writers and artists—from this year's San Diego Comic Con.
A recent Wonder Woman cover by Neal Adams has drawn criticism for its steamy and perhaps less-than-empowering depiction of the protagonist. Michael Dooley and Arlen Schumer weigh in.
In his series on graphic novels that bend the rules, Michael Dooley shows us the work of an artist whose work bends gender lines and comic norms.
A notable quote from Gloria Steinem, illustrated by Seymour Chwast—number 149 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.
One of the most significant comics events during San Diego Comic-Con this week isn’t even part of the official program. It’s the “Wonder Women: On and Off Paper” exhibition.
Mad Men is hooked on cigarettes. And it just can’t stop. In the first scene of 2007’s pilot–set in 1960 and titled “Smoke Gets in Your Eyes”–Don Draper talks with a waiter about Old Gold vs. Luckies. He shortly learns that they’re all poisonous. The theme continues, wafting through Don’s controversial “Why I’m quitting...
Popular culture, capitalist critique, and female empowerment are among the topics of this, the last of a three-part feature on “Pop and Politics,” one of the programs at the 100th annual College Art Association conference in Los Angeles. Part one, my interview with Anthony E. Grudin about Andy Warhol and comic books, is...
In 1963, Betty Friedan’s The Feminine Mystique drew attention to the stifling state of American womanhood, and Roy Lichtenstein painted what might be considered a visual analogue: “Drowning Girl”, who’d rather be engulfed by tidal waves than call Brad for help. It was also the year Andy Warhol began his grungy, frightening Race Riot...