Exhibit Report: Opening Night at The Jack Kirby Pop-Up Museum


By Jeffrey O. Gustafson As Rand Hoppe, founder and Director of the Jack Kirby Museum told me tonight, “Jack Kirby hated the Lower East Side.” Kirby would tell World War II stories and talk about the creation of his art all day, but when it came to the L.E.S., all he wanted to do was […]


Frankfurt Book Fair 2012: Die Pflichtlektüre

Wilhelm Busch self portrait

(Die Pflichtlektüre translates to “required reading” in German.  Most of the following links are auf Deutsch, so either use a translation program (Google Chrome does it automatically), or find a friend to help you.) In English: The Goethe Institute has a great website for German comics!  (Also includes links to various sites and publishers.) [Anyone […]


TCJ looks at MoCCA

Reporter Michael Dean’s long, investigative reports are one of the things we most miss about the old print Comics Journal, but he’s back with a look at MoCCA, both the festival and the museum: