Halloween looms, my dreadful darlings, have you considered your seasonal reading? Perhaps in your secret heart, not the one in your chest, but the one you have sealed in a cast glass jar and hidden high on a shelf in a cobwebbed attic or buried beneath the gelid […]
At Bitch Media, Suzette Smith interviews Dame Darcy about her comic Meat Cake, the Meat Cake Bible, and telling the truth as a mermaid. “Dame Darcy’s stories were about women, and sometimes they were about orphan twin women with supernatural abilities! The central cast was a band of […]
It’s hot and the cottonwoods are seeding. The fluff is falling like snow and drifting in piles all over. That might make it seem like the start some kind of idyllic tale set in the West. There could be taciturn people brought together by loss and love. Or […]
It’s summertime again and the living is gelatinous and humid at least for me. Maybe you’re planning a vacation or are relieved to get your place to yourself as you wave good-bye to friends, family, your partner. Maybe you’re going to the beach or on a camping trip. […]
Fantagraphics co-publisher Kim Thompson has died. The Seattle Times, Comics Alliance, and The AV Club have obituaries. Fantagraphics’ Gary Groth wrote the obituary for the Fantagraphics blog.
Comic Book Resources interviews comics artist and animator Lilli Carré: “Our lives can be reduced to a series of non-stop, never-ending choices, big and small! A lot of my stories have characters that are caught in a state of ambivalence and frozen in indecision, or who actively make […]
Fantagraphics has a video, a gallery of images and a 22 page preview of their book, Jack Davis: Drawing American Pop Culture. The Gutter’s Editor Emeritus Ian Driscoll has more to say about Davis here.