Some of the contributors to Drawing Power: Women’s Stories of Sexual Violence, Harassment, and Survival maintain a “straightforward” style of testimony, while others employ creative license to convey the lasting psychological effects of sexual violence.
One of the defining texts of the superhero genre, the graphic novel also broke the genre in such a way that, after more than 30 years, it still hasn’t fully recovered.
A new exhibition recognizes the importance of representation both on the comics page and in the hands of the artists making them.
The comic, reprinted from the forthcoming The Best American Comics 2019, is an unsettling look at the oil sands of Alberta, Canada.
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.