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Robot Reviews: "Mickey Mouse Color Sundays" vol. 1 HC

ROBOT 6's Chris Mautner looks at Fantagraphics' latest collection of Floyd Gottfredson's "Mickey Mouse" comics, noting "Disney fans -- or just fans of solid, entertaining comics in general -- won’t be disappointed."

SDCC: Fantagraphics & Drawn and Quarterly Join Forces in San Diego

SDCC: Fantagraphics & Drawn and Quarterly Join Forces in San Diego

Literary comics giants Fantagraphics Books & Drawn and Quarterly came together at Comic-Con International to discuss new books coming from Jim Woodring, Art Spiegelman, Michael DeForge, and more.

Kim Deitch Discusses

Kim Deitch Discusses "Katherine Whaley," Kim Thompson and More

Legendary underground cartoonist Kim Deitch discusses his new book "The Amazing, Enlightening and Absolutely True Adventures of Katherine Whaley" and remembers his friend and editor Kim Thompson.

SDCC: Remembering Fantagraphics' Kim Thompson

SDCC: Remembering Fantagraphics' Kim Thompson

An enigma and a gentle giant, Fantagraphics co-publisher Kim Thompson was remembered in San Diego by Gary Groth, Eric Reynolds, Los Bros. Hernandez, and Dark Horse's Diana Shutz.

SDCC EXCLUSIVE: Simon Hanselmann Talks

SDCC EXCLUSIVE: Simon Hanselmann Talks "Megahex"

Fantagraphics Books announced at Comic-Con that it will publish "Megahex" by Australian cartoonist Simon Hanselmann, best known for his ongoing series of “Megg, Mogg and Owl” strips.

RIP: Fantagraphics Co-Publisher Kim Thompson

RIP: Fantagraphics Co-Publisher Kim Thompson

Comics has lost one of its most acclaimed and important editors in Kim Thompson, the Fantagraphics co-publisher behind decades of European and classic strip reprints, alternative comics and funny animal cartooning.

Hanawalt Collects

Hanawalt Collects "My Dirty Dumb Eyes"

Cartoonist Lisa Hanawalt talks to CBR about "My Dirty Dumb Eyes," a new collection of her work, her nomination for a James Beard Award, her eclectic career and the origin of the book's title.

Peter Bagge Discusses

Peter Bagge Discusses "Other Stuff," "Rebel Woman"

Cartoonist Peter Bagge discusses "Other Stuff," his new collection from Fantagraphics, incorporating humor and history in his work and collaborating with Alan Moore, Robert Crumb, Johnny Ryan and Daniel Clowes.

Chaffee Lets

Chaffee Lets "Good Dog" Off the Leash

Cartoonist Graham Chaffee talks to CBR about "Good Dog" from Fantagraphics, the story of a stray mutt's misadventures as he looks for a home, and explains why this is his first published work in 20 years.

Sadowski Opens Bernard Krigstein's

Sadowski Opens Bernard Krigstein's "Messages in a Bottle"

Comics editor and historian Greg Sadowski discusses "Messages in a Bottle," his new book collecting the work of the late Bernard Krigstein, getting Marie Severin to recolor comics she colored decades ago and more.

"Beta Testing" Tom Kaczynski's "Trans Terra"

Cartoonist and publisher Tom Kaczynski talks about his recent collection "Beta Testing the Apocalypse," his upcoming "Trans Terra," running a publishing house and the new Autopic Comics Show.

Fantagraphics Co-Publisher Kim Thompson Diagnosed with Cancer

Fantagraphics Co-Publisher Kim Thompson Diagnosed with Cancer

Fantagraphics co-publisher Kim Thompson has been diagnosed with lung cancer, publicly revealing the news via a statement sent to the publisher's press list.

Richard Sala Explores The World of Dark Fairy Tales in

Richard Sala Explores The World of Dark Fairy Tales in "Delphine"

Acclaimed cartoonist Richard Sala spoke with CBR about his latest book, a collection of his Fantagraphics series "Delphine," the appeal of dark fairy tales, his views on digital comics and more.

PRESS RELEASE: Fantagraphics to Release Wilfred Santiago's "Michael Jordan: Bull on Parade"

Revisit CBR's Top 100 Comics of 2012

Revisit CBR's Top 100 Comics of 2012

With 2012 over, take another look at the insanely-strong group of comics that conquered CBR's Top 100 of the Year list, from creator-owned hits that dominated to the superhero titles that rose above and much more.

Jim Woodring Talks Sketching,

Jim Woodring Talks Sketching, "Problematic" and "Fran"

In a Q&A with Robot 6, Jim Woodring discusses "Problematic," a collection of his sketchbook drawings, his upcoming graphic novel "Fran" and what inspired him to start sketching.

Exclusive: Fantagraphics to Publish Inio Asano's

Exclusive: Fantagraphics to Publish Inio Asano's "Nijigahara Holograph"

Fantagraphics Books has announced it will publish a 200-page hardcover edition of "Nijigahara Holograph," Inio Asano’s complex horror manga that's been described as "half 'Magnolia,' half 'Donnie Darko,' with a splash of Stephen King."

Romberger Takes Readers to

Romberger Takes Readers to "Post York"

Artist James Romberger tells CBR about his new comic set in a flooded New York City from Uncivilized Books and the new edition of "7 Miles a Second," out from Fantagraphics in February.

Lilli Carre Flips for

Lilli Carre Flips for "Heads or Tails"

The cartoonist and animator talks about her new book from Fantagraphics collecting the past five years of her short comics, animation, the Eyeworks festival and why she’s taking a ceramics class.

When Words Collide - 12/10/2012

When Words Collide - 12/10/2012

Tim dives into Fantagraphics recent collected edition of Basil Wolverton's "Spacehawk" and declares it to be, with hyperbole appropriate to the subject matter, one of his favorite comics of all time.

Comics A.M. - This Weekend, It's Long Beach, Tucson & Rhode Island Comic Cons

Comics A.M. - This Weekend, It's Long Beach, Tucson & Rhode Island Comic Cons

This weekend, it's Long Beach Comic & Horror Con, Tucson Comic-Con and Rhode Island Comic Con! Stan Lee stops by Savannah College of Art and Design! Kim Thompson on translating comics! Dan Slott on "A+X"! Plus much more!

Steven Weissman's Surreal Take on

Steven Weissman's Surreal Take on "Barack Hussein Obama"

In the run up to Election Day, CBR News reached out to cartoonist Weissman to talk about his decidedly surrealist saga of the current Presidential administration and recent years.

Ron Rege, Jr. Shows the Way to

Ron Rege, Jr. Shows the Way to "The Cartoon Utopia"

Ron Regé, Jr. tells CBR about the "The Cartoon Utopia," an imaginative graphic novel that delves into the esoteric, attending Magic School and the link between comics and alchemy.

APE 2012: Los Bros Hernandez Revisit Three Decades of

APE 2012: Los Bros Hernandez Revisit Three Decades of "Love and Rockets"

Gilbert, Jamie, and Mario Hernandez looked back on thirty years of "Love and Rockets" during their spotlight panel at the 2012 Alternative Press Expo.

Ware, Clowes Bring Crowds To SPX 2012

Ware, Clowes Bring Crowds To SPX 2012

Exhibitors and attendees alike characterized Small Press Expo 2012 as one of the best in the show's recent memory with a diverse guest list and many publishers selling out of key books.

PRESS RELEASE: Ed Piskor's "Hip Hop Family Tree" Comes To Fantagraphics

Noah Van Sciver Illuminates Lincoln's Dark Years With

Noah Van Sciver Illuminates Lincoln's Dark Years With "The Hypo"

Cartoonist Noah Van Sciver talks to CBR News about his debut graphic novel, "The Hypo: The Melancholic Young Lincoln," set during the ex-president's lost years, leading to his eventual mental breakdown.

Comics A.M. - More on MoCCA Move:

Comics A.M. - More on MoCCA Move: "It's in Excellent Hands"

More on the move of MoCCA to Society of Illustrators! Fantagraphics Bookstore and Gallery named best of Seattle! Reports on weekend conventions! Matt Wagner on 30 years of "Grendel"! Plus much more!

CCI: Dave McKean on Dawkins, Christ and

CCI: Dave McKean on Dawkins, Christ and "The Magic of Reality"

Artist Dave McKean detailed his relationship with scientist and Atheism proponent Richard Dawkins and his experience documenting Michael Sheen's passion play, "The Gospel of Us."

Six Favorite Moments From

Six Favorite Moments From "Love and Rockets"

In honor of the 30th anniversary of "Love and Rockets," ROBOT 6's Chris Mautner lists six of his favorite moments from Gilbert, Jaime and Mario Hernandez's groundbreaking series.

CCI: Fantagraphics and Drawn & Quarterly Have a Literary Future

CCI: Fantagraphics and Drawn & Quarterly Have a Literary Future

Two of the most influential independent publishers in comics for the past 25 years joined forces for a joint panel at Comic-Con International and previewed upcoming projects.

CCI: Fantagraphics Teams With ComiXology For

CCI: Fantagraphics Teams With ComiXology For "Love & Rockets" Digital & More

The legendary alt comics series from Los Bros Hernandez will be the first digital release from Fantagraphics and comiXology as "Love & Rockets New Stories" launches to tablets for the book's 30th anniversary.

Comics A.M. - The Oatmeal Vs. FunnyJunk, and Problems Cartoonists Face

Comics A.M. - The Oatmeal Vs. FunnyJunk, and Problems Cartoonists Face

A closer look at the feud between The Oatmeal and FunnyJunk! Help track down some classic "Pogo" panels! Interviews with Mark Siegel and Faith Erin Hicks! Plus much more!

"Angelman" Graphic Novel Spoofs Super Hero Stories and Fandom

CBR spoke to Austrian cartoonist Nicolas Mahler about "Angelman," his send up pf the superhero genre, the publishers behind it, fans who buy comics only to complain, and more.

Jason and Screenwriter D.C. Walker on

Jason and Screenwriter D.C. Walker on "I Killed Adolf Hitler" Film

Norwegian artist Jason's "I Killed Adolf Hitler" has been optioned Studio Eight has optioned and CBR spoke with Jason and screenwriter D.C. Walker about adapting the time travel love story to film.

PRESS RELEASE: Jason's "I Killed Adlof Hitler" Gets Movie Option

Race in Walt Disney’s Donald Duck: “Lost in the Andes”

Race in Walt Disney’s Donald Duck: “Lost in the Andes”

ROBOT 6 breaks down Fantagraphics' "Complete Carl Barks Disney Library" and Disney's presentation of other cultures in "Donald Duck."

Gagné Restores Simon & Kirby's

Gagné Restores Simon & Kirby's "Young Romance"

Artist and animator Michel Gagné spoke with CBR about "Young Romance: The Best of Simon and Kirby's Romance Comics," a volume of romance comics that he restored from the legendary team of Joe Simon and Jack Kirby.

Exclusive Preview:

Exclusive Preview: "Is That All There Is?"

Courtesy of Fantagraphics, ROBOT 6 is pleased to present a preview of "Is That All There Is?", a collection of comics from Dutch comics artist and graphic designer Joost Swarte. The collection comes out in February.

Exclusive Preview: Diane Noomin’s

Exclusive Preview: Diane Noomin’s "Glitz-2-Go"

Courtesy of Fantagraphics, ROBOT 6 wraps up the first day of their birthday bash with a preview of underground comix legend Diane Noomin's "Glitz-2-Go."

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