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James Romberger is the Eisner-nominated cartoonist of Post York and co-author of 7 Miles a Second, The Late Child and Other Animals and Aaron and Ahmed. His latest book Steranko: The Self-Created Man is available from https://groundzerobooks.com. His pastel drawings are in many private and public collections including those of The Metropolitan Museum of Art and Harvard Business School. He has written about comics, film and art for Publisher’s Weekly, Comics Journal, The Beat, LAAB, Study Group Magazine and Hooded Utilitarian. He teaches art at Parsons and Marywood University.

Interview: Jim Woodring on working with Jack Kirby, having visions and...

James Romberger and Jim Woodring in conversation - plus a Comic Arts Brooklyn report.

Big Apple Con report—finally revealed: the artist of the Martin Luther...

James Romberger went to the Big Apple Con and solved one of the great mysteries of comics history: who drew Martin Luther King and the Montgomery Story.

Kirby’s Warning: How Comics Will Break Your Heart

Since I was a child, Jack Kirby stood out as THE preeminent American cartoonist and I still and always will count him as one...

Crowdfunding Watch: Tobocman’s ‘War in the Neighborhood’ is a masterpiece...

A new edition of Seth Tobocman's War in the Neighborhood will bring this powerful story of 90s NYC real estate wars back into print.

The Worldly Magic of Hugo Pratt’s Corto Maltese

Under the Sign of Capricorn by Hugo Pratt IDW/Eurocomics, $29.99 _________________________________________________ As the year turns, IDW's EuroComics imprint debuts with the first of twelve projected...

Reviews: A Murder of Cartoonists

While we were enjoying Comic Arts Brooklyn this year, my partner Marguerite Van Cook and I took a break from the excitement of promoting...

Reviews: Comics from Comic Art Brooklyn and beyond

  Here for your perusal, I examine a pile of worthy comics and graphic novelish books that I have found in my travels to Brooklyn;...

Review: Dash Shaw’s New School is Pretty “Artsy” Stuff

I find Dash Shaw's work to be strangely invigorating. I admit I had some reservations when I first saw the daunting heft of his Bottomless Belly Button, with its absurdly extended passage of a man running and profusely sweating, drawn in a style so crunchy that it makes Gary Panter look slick. The idea that all we cartoonists must now draw books that are at least three inches thick and that take several years of deprivation to accomplish thanks to the efforts of obviously dedicated workhorses such as Shaw and Craig Thompson was not a pretty one. But I was eventually to resign myself to this new order.