In the 1970’s comic books were a very different landscape, and that’s what Gary Groth was reacting to when he co-founded The Comics Journal and ultimately Fantagraphics.

Writer/Artist/Editor in Chief of ACTIVATEcomix Simon Fraser talks about the power of comic books, what makes them unique and important and a wonderful outlet for creativity.

Simon Fraser is the Editor in Chief of ACTIVATEcomix, a collective of web comics creators that has been around since 2006. Here he talks about what they try to do with their work, as well as the importance of web comics and works of love.

On Jim Shooter’s always informative blog he talks about what it means to be an editor and how he approached his job, particularly when he was at Marvel. Here is an excerpt: The job of a comics editor, as I was taught, is part business, part creative. An editor manages the business directly related to […]

Epic comics was a precursor to many things we take for granted these days. Like creator owned comics being published by large companies. Over at Jim Shooter’s blog he recounts the origins of the imprint while he was Editor in Chief. Here’s an excerpt: Straight from Mike’s office I went to Archie Goodwin’s office. I […]