Writing, Typing and Drawing-What “Writing” Really Means in the Context of Comic Books By Howard Chaykin

  For the sake of clarity, let’s separate the world of “graphic novels” from “comics.” Graphic novels, such as Persepolis, Maus, Fun Home, and the work of ideologically-driven talent such as Joe Santos are, for the most part, deeply personal, Read More …

Prescription: Comics-10ccs of Ray McCarthy by Bill Nichols

What inspires you to create and keeps you going?  Art and artists. I love seeing what other pros are working on, and I also love art outside the comic book industry. I’m particularly interested in the Hudson River School of Read More …

Prescription: Comics-10ccs of Vince Hernandez by Bill Nichols

Vince Hernandez, editor-in-chief at Aspen Comics,  consistently posts good advice for creators but also for just being a good person, I think. I’ve enjoyed reading what he has to say long before we started this blog. He’s an encouraging “voice” Read More …