Al Feldstein has died. Feldstein got his start at EC Comics, creating Tales From The Crypt and several other titles, and later became editor for MAD Magazine. The Comics Journal, The New York Times, The Los Angeles Times, Time Magazine and Robot 6 have obituaries. NPR’s All Things […]
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.
As you might know, if you’ve read my bio here on the Gutter, I’m a partner in Ottawa’s oldest surviving cinema, The Mayfair Theatre. In August, we showed two films that on the surface have little in common: Robert Altman’s neo-noir The Long Goodbye and Woody Allen’s slapstick […]
“If the Peanuts characters aged like real people.” Scans!
This fascinating NY Times interview with Mad Magazine artist Al Jaffee reveals the origin of the Mad Fold-In and the process Jaffee has used to create every one since 1964 (he still doesn’t use a computer). It also includes a great slideshow of Fold-Ins past and present. What, […]