If only some muses were more fleeting.
Art World Subversion Has Its Limits
Depends on who’s doing the subverting.
Move Over, New York; Chicago Comics Affirms a Vibrant Local Legacy
Immersive and vast, the exhibition showcases the breadth and depth of the city’s rich comics history.
How Kuniko Tsurita Broke the Mold for Women Comic Artists in Japan
The Sky Is Blue With a Single Cloud shines a light on Tsurita’s short but innovative career.
Holy Bidding, Batman! Bruce Wayne and Tintin Break Comic Art Auction Records
A pristine copy of “Batman No. 1” from 1940 is now the most expensive Batman title ever sold, and a rejected 1936 Tintin cover illustration became the most expensive work of comic book art.
A Comic Tells the Rebellious, Messy Lives of Teenagers
Ancco, who became famous for her diary-like webcomics, has published a collection of stories that ripple through domestic violence, social oppression, and rebellion.
Yayoi Kusama Gets Her First Graphic Novel Biography
In this excerpt of Kusama: The Graphic Novel, illustrator Elisa Macellari time travels to Kusama’s life in 1960s New York City, when the artist became “the high priestess of love and pacifism.”
Enter the Humorously Awkward World of a “Long-Distance Cartoonist”
Brilliantly paced, Adrian Tomine’s latest graphic novel takes readers from discomfort to laughter in just a few panels.
A Comics Series Offers an Exercise in Optimism
An Instagram project by Desert Island Comics, Rescue Party offers poetic renderings of the world beyond our current reality. According to these artists, it’ll be beautiful.
Cartoonists Take on the Coronavirus With Sympathy and Humor
As Covid-19 takes the world by storm, cartoonists and illustrators express statements of solidarity, share experiences (and grievances), and laugh a little.
In India, a Wave of Political Webcomics Are Chronicling Huge Nationwide Protests
In a fierce information and ideological battleground online, India’s webcomic creators and illustrators are cutting through the noise with style and wit.
Beloved Comic Series The Far Side Is Now Legally On the Web
After decades of eschewing the internet, creator Gary Larson is releasing daily batches of the classic strip.