comics journal


Monday Runaround – Vote Klingon

FEMALE GAZE Heidi MacDonald attacks the Comics Journal‘s almost all-exclusive male credits and focus. And does a little Gendercrunching on a number of issues. As you can see, R. Crumb is so important that he gets not only a 200 page analysis in #301, but an extensive history of his lawyer, Albert Morse, in #302. […]

In Defence Of Flex

Louis Falcetti writes for Bleeding Cool; In this Geek Age in which we live, it’s ever in style to marvel at the shift in society’s view of the weird strangeness that used to lie on the fringe, yet now occupies the spotlight. Comic Con coverage reaches the heights of Super Bowl sized mania and everywhere […]

When Maurice Sendak Wanted To Blow Up President Bush

The Comics Journal published at the end of the year, headlines with a final in depth interview between Maurice Sendak and Journal publisher Gary Groth. Here is a snippet. Possibly the snippet. SENDAK: Bush was president, I thought, “Be brave. Tie a bomb to your shirt. Insist on going to the White House. And I […]

Thursday Trending Topics: Big Barda

No Wonder Woman or Rob Granito in trending topics for the first time in awhile, displaced in part by a pair of historical topics: Jim Shooter‘s account of the circumstances surrounding the infamous Marvel art theft, and the old old school Comics Journal. Speaking of comics history, pretty cool to see TCJ getting their historical archives […]