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Tim Lane Explores

Tim Lane Explores "The Lonesome Go"

In his new collection, the cartoonist tells existentialist Americana tales of hobos and vagabonds, freight train hopping and the Temptations.

Schrauwen Explores 'Freedomtown' in

Schrauwen Explores 'Freedomtown' in "Arsène Schrauwen"

Olivier Schrauwen talks about his new book, a highly fictionalized telling of his grandfather's journey to the colonies, and his strange adventures.

Woodring Returns to the World of

Woodring Returns to the World of "JIM"

Jim Woodring revisits his early work, tells CBR about trying to make sense of surrealist artwork and reflects on his time working in animation.

Comics A.M. -

Comics A.M. - "Naruto" Miniseries to Launch After Manga Ends

But what's the clock on "Naruto" website counting down to? Digging into comiXology Submit! Why Seattle should be designated as a City of Literature! Plus much more!

Tony Millionaire's

Tony Millionaire's "Sock Monkey" Gets the Animated Treatment

Tony Millionaire’s "Sock Monkey" has gotten a teaser as to what a full-length film could look like courtesy of animator Matt Danner.

Comics A.M. - Turkish Cartoonist Speaks Out About Prosecution

Comics A.M. - Turkish Cartoonist Speaks Out About Prosecution

Musa Kart faced nine years in prison over caricature! Robert Crumb and Gary Groth on "The Complete Zap Comix"! Could GamerGate happen in comics? Plus more!

Simon Hanselmann Divines His

Simon Hanselmann Divines His "Megahex"

Simon Hanselmann talks about drug humor, depicting depression, his brief conversation with Adult Swim, and ruining cinnamon for everybody, forever.

CBR TV: Tony Millionaire's Kids Books Aren't Just for Kids

CBR TV: Tony Millionaire's Kids Books Aren't Just for Kids

Acclaimed cartoonist Tony Millionaire spoke with CBR TV at Comic-Con about his past, the "Sock Monkey" movie and just who he makes his books for.

Ed Piskor Unites Comics And Music With

Ed Piskor Unites Comics And Music With "Hip Hop Family Tree"

The cartoonist talks about the second volume of his masterful history of hip hop and how Marvel Comics and Harvey Pekar influenced his approach to the book.

Eleanor Davis Shows Readers

Eleanor Davis Shows Readers "How To Be Happy"

The acclaimed cartoonist talks about her first book for adults, a collection of short comics titled "How To Be Happy."

CBR TV: Knisley Travels with

CBR TV: Knisley Travels with "An Age of License," Goes DIY in "Something New"

Cartoonist Lucy Knisley makes her upcoming wedding the subject of her upcoming book and talks about how the recipes in "Relish" changed her career.

CBR TV @ SDCC: Don Rosa Builds a Library with

CBR TV @ SDCC: Don Rosa Builds a Library with "Uncle Scrooge"

Famed "Donald Duck" artist Don Rosa talks about the career he never thought he would have, the character's European legacy and more.

Drew Friedman Presents

Drew Friedman Presents "Heroes of the Comics"

The acclaimed artist talks about what goes into depicting 84 of the artists, writers, editors and publishers who -- for better or worse -- made comics what they are.

SDCC: Fantagraphics Looks Forward, Celebrates History

SDCC: Fantagraphics Looks Forward, Celebrates History

Fantagraphics balances an appreciation for the past and vision for the future with retrospective collections and new work coming in 2015.

Reynolds, Nel Discuss Bringing

Reynolds, Nel Discuss Bringing "Barnaby" to a Wider Audience

Co-editors Eric Reynolds and Phil Nel discuss Fantagraphics' collections of Crockett Johnson’s acclaimed "Barnaby" strips, the second of which arrived in stores this week.

Legendary

Legendary "Uncle Scrooge" Artist Rosa Builds a Library in Duckburg

Award-winning cartoonist Don Rosa discusses his Fantagraphics' prestige series, the unofficial "Uncle Scrooge" soundtrack, and the strangeness of his career.

Stechschulte Turns Pro with

Stechschulte Turns Pro with "Weird" Horror/Comedy "The Amateurs"

Conor Stechschulte tells CBR about his darkly comedic graphic novella debut which tells the scary-funny story of two butchers with amnesia.

ECCC: Fantagraphics Forecasts the Future of Misfit Lit

ECCC: Fantagraphics Forecasts the Future of Misfit Lit

Gary Groth, Eric Reynolds and Kristy Valenti of Fantagraphics Books talk about the future of the legendary publisher with "The Stranger’s" Paul Constant.

Jim Woodring Gets Frank About

Jim Woodring Gets Frank About "Fran"

The acclaimed cartoonist talks about his newest book which continues the adventures of Frank, his next project and the joy of creating disturbing oil paintings.

CBR's 10 Biggest News Stories of 2013

CBR's 10 Biggest News Stories of 2013

With another newsworthy year complete, CBR looks back at the stories and trends that had the biggest impact on the comics industry in 2013.

CBR's Top 100 Comics of 2013 - The Master List

CBR's Top 100 Comics of 2013 - The Master List

From perennials like "Daredevil," "Batman" & "Saga" to acclaimed graphic novels including "March" & "The Property" to all-ages hits, CBR looks at the best of 2013.

EXCLUSIVE: Fantagraphics to Publish

EXCLUSIVE: Fantagraphics to Publish "Massive" Anthology of Gay Manga

With the closing of PictureBox, Fantagraphics has acquired the "Massive" collection of gay erotic manga. Translators Anne Ishii and Graham Kolbeins talk to ROBOT 6 about the book and the move.

"Black is the Color" For Julia Gfrörer

Acclaimed artist Julia Gfrörer discusses her new book "Black is the Color" from Fantagraphics, dark stories and the supernatural, and more.

Richard Sala Battles the Supernatural in

Richard Sala Battles the Supernatural in "Violenzia"

Acclaimed cartoonist Richard Sala teams with Fantagraphics and comiXology for the digital "Violenzia," featuring a pulp action heroine against a supernatural cult.

Six Things in Comics To Be Thankful For

Six Things in Comics To Be Thankful For

ROBOT 6's Corey Blake takes the long holiday weekend to reflect on six things in comics he's thankful for this year.

Tilting at Windmills - 11/14/2013

Tilting at Windmills - 11/14/2013

Brian Hibbs contributes to Fantagraphics' Kickstarter campaign, even though he's leery of it. Plus, the value of the OGN versus serialized comics.

Fantagraphics Surpasses $150K Kickstarter Goal in Seven Days

Fantagraphics Surpasses $150K Kickstarter Goal in Seven Days

Fantagraphics has already surpassed its initial $150,000 Kickstarter goal, adding more stretch goals to fund its 2014 spring/summer season.

Comics A.M. - Hayao Miyazaki Is Drawing A Samurai Manga

Comics A.M. - Hayao Miyazaki Is Drawing A Samurai Manga

"Retired" anime legend returns to manga! A look a the new Billy Ireland Cartoon Library and Museum! Interviews with Groth, Bechdel and Bors!

Robbins Explores A Century of Female Creators With

Robbins Explores A Century of Female Creators With "Pretty In Ink"

Comic historian Trina Robbins discusses her new definitive history of women in comics, "Pretty In Ink: North American Women Cartoonists 1896-2013."

EXCLUSIVE: Fantagraphics Launches $150K Kickstarter to Fund 2014 Season

EXCLUSIVE: Fantagraphics Launches $150K Kickstarter to Fund 2014 Season

Publisher Gary Groth explains how and why Fantagraphics has turned to Kickstarter to fund its 2014 Spring/Summer Season.

APE: The Importance of the Independent Press

APE: The Importance of the Independent Press

Comic legends Ron Turner, Dan Vado and Eric Reynolds assembled at the Alternative Press Expo to talk about the enduring importance of independent publishers.

Los Bros. Hernandez Talk

Los Bros. Hernandez Talk "Love and Rockets" in Las Vegas

At the Las Vegas Comic Expo, "Love and Rockets" creators Gilbert and Jaime Hernandez entertained a small but appreciative audience with stories from their lengthy indie-comics careers.

Charles Forsman Predicts

Charles Forsman Predicts "The End of the F#&!*$G World"

Charles Forsman, the cartoonist and publisher of Oily Comics, talks about his minicomic "TEOTFW" coming to print, its adaptation as a webseries and his next book for Fantagraphics.

Comics A.M. - Fantagraphics to Publish Don Rosa Library

Comics A.M. - Fantagraphics to Publish Don Rosa Library

Word surfaces of Fantagraphics' Don Rosa Library series! Interviews with Mort Walker and Ellen Forney! J.W. Rinzler on "The Star Wars"! "Geek therapists" use comics and superheroes in their practice! Plus more!

Dash Shaw Heads to ClockWorld in

Dash Shaw Heads to ClockWorld in "New School"

Cartoonist and animator Dash Shaw discusses his new book "New School," a coming-of-age story that follows 16-year-old Danny in the fictional amusement park ClockWorld on a mission to rescue his brother.

Robot Reviews:

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.

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