Trina Robbins shares free downloads of her book, Lily Renée, Escape Artist, at her website. Robbins writes about Renée, a comics creator who had fled Vienna in 1938. Renee worked on comics like Werewolf Hunter and Señorita Rio.
On NPR, Stephanie Stokes interviews Marcus Williams about the new comic he’s collaborating on with Greg Burnham, Tuskegee Heirs. “It was 70 years ago, during World War 2, that the legendary aviators known as the Tuskegee Airmen took to the skies and became the first African-American pilots to […]
At The Daily Beast, Jake Adelstein writes about comic creator and folklore scholar Shigeru Mizuki, the astounding breadth of Mizuki’s work and Mizuki’s challenge to revisionist history. “Mizuki rose to fame through his popular comics, but starting in the seventies, he created a variety of controversial works which […]
“A mid-20th century collaboration between artists, poets and printers gave rise to a unique book of surrealistic creatures accompanied by complementary typographic art poems.” See more at BibliOdyssey. (Thanks, Andrezo!)
Actor, producer and musician Efrem Zimbalist, Jr. has died. Zimbalist starred in the tv series FBI and 77 Sunset Strip. He had roles in Airport 1975 (1974) and Wait Until Dark (1967). He had recurring roles in Remington Steele and Babylyon 5. Zimbalist was the voice of Alfred […]
Every April, we like to switch things up at the Gutter, with the editors writing about something outside their domains. This week, Comics Editor Carol writes about subtitles, censorship and Hong Kong cinema. ~~~ I don’t remember the first kung fu movie I ever watched. I am terrible […]