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Id Girls

On Ilana Glazer and Abbi Jacobson, the duo behind Broad City.

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The Comfort Zone

Growing up with Charlie Brown.

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The Bill Watterson Interview

A conversation with the author of Calvin and Hobbes.

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The Unknown "Alex"

What we can learn from a secret comic strip.

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'You're Done Banging Superheroes, Baby'

Meet Mark Millar, the brains behind our era’s most violent, ingenious comics.

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The Erotic Antagonism of Gengoroh Tagame

On Japanese writer Gengoroh Tagame, who creates gay manga work “in the artistic tradition of Pasolini, de Sade, Yukio Mishima and Lolita.”

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Cigarettes and Alcohol: Andy Capp

“Reg Smythe was the greatest British newspaper strip cartoonist of the 20th Century – and second only to Peanuts’ Charles Schulz on a global scale. So why don’t we treat him that way?”

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Interview with Joe Sacco

On comics and journalism:

Now, when you draw, you can always capture that moment. You can always have that exact, precise moment when someone’s got the club raised, when someone’s going down. I realize now there’s a lot of power in that.

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R. Crumb: The Art of Comics, No. 1

An interview with R. Crumb on how he adapted Genesis into comic form.