To me back then, the cartoon was like Shakespeare blown up.
These are strange, heady days for comic-book creators who find themselves signing autographs in the same room as Hollywood celebrities… [Read More]
I’m probably not as worried about my dick as I used to be. Well, that isn’t exactly true — but… [Read More]
It seems like the culture in general, for a lot of reasons, like MTV and video games, is more visual… [Read More]
The beautiful thing about comics being decently below the mainstream radar is that you as an author have no excuse… [Read More]
I did have a leaning towards that traditional drawing , but my mind was off somewhere else — it was actually… [Read More]
Political cartoons have a powerful history in the United States. Many cartoonists were the Jon Stewarts of their day, quickly… [Read More]
Truth Nº 4: Comic-book conventions stopped being good, clean fun a long time ago, just about the time they stopped… [Read More]
This medium comics uses words and pictures in a way more completely integrated than illustrated or picture books.
The advantage in comics is that there’s no budget. What it costs to do a comic versus what it costs… [Read More]
I can look at current guys who do comics now. I can look at their work, I can see their… [Read More]
I’m definitely a cape and tights guy. Unashamedly so.
Comic books, like all long printed narratives, promise but continually defer their endings until the final page.
Comic books in general were a real need for me; a key to survival in what I perceived to be… [Read More]
Sadly, most comics writers, even the highly regarded ones, are comics fans first and writers second. That strikes me as… [Read More]
I think this Stephen King’s The Dark Tower is sort of like a coming-out party for the comic industry, a… [Read More]
There’s a lot of really rotten ones women cartoonists just like there are a million really rotten male cartoonists.
Comics unlike film are completely portable and don’t require expensive electronic equipment. So you can quickly, easily read comics anywhere… [Read More]
Comics have become the dark horse in the entertainment community, rising from the depths of vagueness, once only embraced by… [Read More]
Not many comics reflect the fact that I live in a multicultural society fitted with a global communications net, nor… [Read More]
The best editors know when to leave you alone! And they know how to prod you and kick your ass,… [Read More]
In Austria, where I come from, there is absolutely no market for books like mine. The booksellers hate them, and… [Read More]
The sinister thing about these publications, is that they introduce an element of pleasure into violence and encourage sadism in… [Read More]
Superphosphate-fed foods feed me; Superservice keeps me new. Who would dare to supersede me, Super-super-superwho?
A fat comic that can be sold as a book in a bookstore.
I got to loving to read, because he Tutu’s father allowed me to read comics, which most people said you… [Read More]
I think the thinking is, in the comic books, I should pack as much onto a page as possible, because,… [Read More]
Comic book art is a contemporary sensibility and doesn’t need a lot of postmodern deconstruction.
Traditional comic books are cheap, stubbornly low-tech and sometimes slow moving.
People are always saying that comics are dead and something else will take over. But people keep coming back to… [Read More]
Comics are a disposable, inherently low-rent visual medium. Any innate value they offer is within the beauty of the story… [Read More]
The superhero — that slightly embarrassing descendant of the cowboy and the private dick — is still around.
Alan Moore does have a sheen of class. He’s a smart guy, and I’m sure there was a metaphoric level,… [Read More]
Part of me wants comics to be respected as a legitimate art form, the other part of me wants to… [Read More]
The beauty about comics, unlike being an actor in Hollywood where your gender and the way you look effects the… [Read More]
Comics today are full of crybaby prima donnas who do three issues in a row and want a parade. They… [Read More]
There are times when a beautiful image makes sense as good storytelling in ways that are not easily explained.
Comics was my place to be safe and in control when I was growing up, because so much of what… [Read More]
Comic characters are a white man’s land.
It’s one of the problems you run into in a mainstream comic — lots of them have the illusion of… [Read More]
I think comics is an extension of culture and has the breadth and width to handle any and all subjects.
I always had problems in the speech bubble, because I always thought that behind this, there is some space that… [Read More]
One of the differences between prose and comics is that there is something concrete about comics. Once you create that… [Read More]
There’s so much that is undone in this medium.
I like it that comics don’t have sounds and smells. Sometimes a word is nice, seeing the words “garage door… [Read More]
Vulgar, vulgar, vulgar, vulgar, vulgar!
Underground comics are very small compared to Playboy, but we’re our own bosses. We do our thing, and we can… [Read More]
The irony though in this increasingly marginalized format — the comic book — is that for most creators, it really… [Read More]
One of the reasons for the resurgence of interest in comic books as collectibles must be that it’s an escapist… [Read More]
The most eligible bachlor in the Marvel universe is absolutely Tony Stark Iron Man .