Posy Simmonds was known for her particularly wry voice, but Paul Gravett’s book gives its namesake short shrift, not placing her clearly enough in the context of other illustrators.
By approaching Castro’s Cuba from the margins, author Anna Veltfort creates a unique lens through which to observe the mechanisms by which a political system acts upon those who live within it.
Cartoonist Keum Suk Gendry-Kim relays the story in a documentarian manner that isn’t for the faint of heart.
The King of Comics was born and raised in New York City, on the streets where many of his fictional characters live, and the nonprofit that honors his legacy will guide visitors along a free walking tour of his haunts.
Acclaimed writer Ed Brubaker talks to Hyperallergic about his new book Bad Weekend, the historical poor treatment of comics creators, and the differences between writing for comics and film.
With the influential mature comics line ending after more than 25 years, here are 10 series, both famous and lesser-known, which demonstrate some of the best it had to offer.
Ezra Claytan Daniels and Ben Passmore’s graphic novel BTTM FDRS blends discussions around race relations, cultural appropriation, and urban injustice with body horror and an eerie plot.
Philadelphia cartoonist Box Brown examines marijuana — where it came from, its life in the US, and, importantly, the breathless national campaign to demonize a certain segment of its users.
Escaping Wars and Waves culls Olivier Kugler’s contributions to Harper’s, Le Monde diplomatique, The New Yorker, and more.
Carol Tyler recently found her Beatles-centric diaries from the ’60s and was inspired to create new illustrations of those days.
In the true spirit of journalism, Pratap Chatterjee and Khalil team up to lay bare a complex story on their new graphic novel’s pages.
Recent research on the use of graphic narratives in the ancient world has revealed their value to everyday people in the ancient Mediterranean — similar to modern audiences’ appreciation for such work.