An interview with Michael DeForge, in which he talks about the absurdity of cults in his newest graphic novel, LEAVING RICHARD’S VALLEY.
By Nancy Powell James Sturm has never been shy about tackling the complexities of race and ethnicity in his graphic novels. Recently, Sturm turned his observant eye on the 2016 election season and set it as the backdrop from which a marriage unravels. Off Season, Sturm’s newest graphic novel, just dropped in stores this past […]
By Nancy Powell The Presidential election of 2016 was an emotional and grueling time for many of us. Its aftermath left such animosity and despair that it was hard to imagine a future without doom. Not only did the election divide the country culturally, racially and ideologically, but it drove a dagger between friends, family, […]
The BoJack Horseman producer sits down to discuss her latest surreal and hilarious comic, Coyote Doggirl
There’s a moment in Aminder Dhaliwal’s Woman World that encapsulate the tone and humour of her comics. Yumi, one of the survivors of this new world where men have gone extinct, is consulting the village’s newly arrived doctor. She receives a clear bill of health, but then makes a joke about how the doctor’s test doesn’t […]
by Sara L. Jewell On Thursday morning, for the second consecutive year, NYCC kicked off by hosting a full track of off-site programming for educators, librarians and comics professionals at the New York Public library. With topics ranging from building a classroom curriculum around Marjorie Liu’s Monstress to “#RepresentationMatters In Your School Library”, the day’s programming placed a […]
Why, yes, that _is_ a Jason Lutes panel.
The National Film Board of Canada’s commitment to Canadian cartoonists is once again at the forefront of their online presence. The NFB recently released two videos on Youtube adapting two of Diane Obomsawin’s graphic novels. The first is Kaspar, an adaptation of her 2008 graphic novel of the same name that was published by Drawn […]
Joe Ollmann’s The Abominable Mr. Seabrook is a riveting read. An incredibly compelling portrait of a man whose life is the very definition of “larger than life” turned into an engaging page turner under the expert hand of Joe Ollmann. I found it was difficult to put this book down once I started reading it. The […]
Drawn & Quarterly recently released Joe Ollmann’s latest graphic novel, The Abominable Mr. Seabrook. Joe Ollmann worked on this graphic for a period of five years, not simply to write and illustrate the book, but also to do extensive research on the life of the extremely colourful author William Seabrook. Not simply content with this […]