Comics Alternative Interviews: Gary Groth

Time Codes:

  • 00:00:25 – Introduction
  • 00:02:22 – Setup of interview
  • 00:03:43 – Interview with Gary Groth
  • 01:07:09 – Wrap up
  • 01:07:42 – Contact us

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Thoughts of a Master

On this interview episode Derek talks with Fantagraphics publisher Gary Groth about his new book Sparring with Gil Kane: Debating the History and Aesthetics of Comics. It’s a collection of thirteen interviews, conversations, and panel transcripts focusing on Kane and his aesthetics. The pieces that Groth collects highlight the legendary artist’s thoughts on the potential and limitations of the medium, his relationship with other creators, and Kane’s place within the larger context of comics history. As Groth reveals, this book was long in the making, and it’s the first of several Gil Kane-related works that Fantagraphics will publish in the coming years.

 

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Deconstructing Comics #293: Jim Woodring and the Sydney Graphic Festival

FrankThe recent Sydney Graphic Festival, held August 20 & 21, featured a variety of artists from comics and other media in panels and the like. Kumar attended, and discusses what he saw there (and the one huge, disappointing cancellation) before we get to the main event: his interview with creator Jim Woodring. Woodring is best known for the Frank series of dialog-free, surrealistic comics. Kumar investigates what’s inspired Woodring’s work.

Sydney Morning Herald photos of the festival

Comics Journal interview with Woodring

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Comic News Insider Episode 325 – MoCCA Madness with Sarah McIntyre/Kean Soo/Tory Woollcott

Comic News Insider: Episode 325 is now available for free download! Click on the link or get it through iTunes! Sponsored by Dynamic Forces.

Reviews:  Amazing Spider-Man Annual #38, Blue Estate #1, Fear Itself #1, Herc #1

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Jonathan Baylis

Get those earplugs/headphones out as we recorded on the digital recorder this week! Writer Jonathan Baylis (So…Buttons) joins Jimmy as guest co-host. It’s a big MoCCA Festival recap. Interviews with Sarah McIntyre (Vern and Lettuce) and Kean Soo/Tory Woollcott (From Toronto to Tuscany).  News includes: Kapow Comic-Con announcements, Zod is cast for Snyder’s Superman film, John Layman and Sam Kieth working on secret project, Pekar’s Cleveland finds a publisher, and 2011 Eisner Nominations are in! The guys give their impressions of the recent MoCCA Festival and the ethics of how much to charge for mini-comics. Listener feedback and more! Leave your iTunes comments! 5 stars and nothing but love!

 

Deconstructing Comics #240: Kill “Shakespeare”

Approached by one of its co-authors, Tim, Mulele, and Kumar take him up on his suggestion to review “Kill Shakespeare” from IDW. However, we didn’t promise to like it.

Harvey Pekar, author of “American Splendor,” died recently at age 70. A remembrance of some of his work.

San Diego Comic-Con is over for another year. What are some things that we WISH would have been announced there?

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