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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.

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.

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