These two recently released comics-based biographies of cartoonists are the firsts of their kind, and combined, they cover around 100 comics pioneers.
Why should designers spend their time at comic book conventions? Find out in this comic-con guide.
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?
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.
The Comics Arts Conference is an amalgamation of comics scholars, professionals, critics, and historians. Join this discussion of the relevance of The Comics Arts Conference and the debate on whether or not Bruce Wayne has a psychological disorder.
With censorship growing in the comic world, Howard Chaykin's Black Kiss II is now among the most forbidden comics, including The Story of O.
Peter Kuper’s seen it all. And he wants us to see it, too. So he draws it for us in comic books.
As the Tea Party and Occupy movements fade from the political scene, anarchy is still visible . . . well, its graphics are, anyway. In England, Autonomy: The Cover Designs of Anarchy, 1961–1970 just hit the streets. And PM Press is singlehandedly keeping anarchy alive with an impressive catalog of revolutionary fare that covers...
I first met Cecilia “C.S.” Pego in Artists’ Alley at this year’s San Diego Comic-Con. A native of Mexico City, she was there to promote her new graphic novel, Exilia: The Invisible Path. I found it visually stunning, not to mention a welcome relief from all the soulless superhero stuff. In the first half of our...
Cecilia “C.S.” Pego established a reputation in her native Mexico as “La Diva de la Novela Grafica Mexicana.” Her characteristic use of bold blacks give her comics their graphic power. But her art continues to evolve in sophistication. Sardonia y Chamuco, her 1990s editorial strip, has an hallucinogenic, Skip Williamson–like underground comix intensity. Her jagged, spiky...