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Authors talking: Spring readings in Boston

America’s best young novelist, Britain’s most popular mystery writer, a bearded indie rocker, and a dead master populate this spring’s mandatory literary events.
By ear
By EUGENIA WILLIAMSON  |  March 18, 2011

Interview: Daniel Clowes

"If you had told me then that there would be cute girls coming to comic conventions in 15 years, I would’ve told you you were out of your mind."
On going from Enid to Wilson
By MIKE MILIARD  |  April 30, 2010


This season, there are two best buys when it comes to bang for your comic-book buck.
The world in comics
By MIKE MILIARD  |  December 02, 2008

Show and tell

I’d never really had a crush on a drawing before. But when I began reading Adrian Tomine several years ago, I started falling for ’em left and right.
Adrian Tomine gets it together
By MIKE MILIARD  |  February 26, 2008

Rockets men

In 1982, two brothers from Oxnard, California, 60 miles northwest of LA, self-published the first issue of a comic they called Love and Rockets .
Brown showcases the comix world of Jaime and Gilbert Hernandez
By GREG COOK  |  February 07, 2007

I Am Plastic by Paul Budnitz

Designer toys are an expensive habit, but they’re pretty damn cool.
Harry N. Abrams, 368 pages, $40
By CAMILLE DODERO  |  December 05, 2006


Drawing conclusions

“We face the audience more in American comics than characters do in Japanese and European comics,” says McCloud. “Here in America characters tend to block you at the door.”
Picking the brain of Scott McCloud, the world's reigning comics genius
By IAN A. MAISEL  |  June 22, 2006

Power failure

There must be something about Bob Balaban, straight man extraordinaire, that reminds Hollywood and indie filmmakers of the people who sign their paychecks.
Bob Balaban’s network connections
By RYAN STEWART  |  June 22, 2006

Art of darkness

Was Terry Zwigoff the Great Weird Hope of American cinema?
Confidentially speaking, School sucks  
By GERALD PEARY  |  May 17, 2006