Watch: Daniel Clowes Complete Eightball release party at Meltdown Comics

I had a great time interviewing cartoonist Daniel Clowes at Meltdown Comics in Los Angeles about his Complete Eightball anthology. This video was shot in glorious VHS by filmmaker Rocio Mesa and was produced by Gaston Dominguez-Letelier. Read the rest

Fantagraphics Kickstarts its 2014 spring season

Fantagraphics (who are tied with Drawn and Quarterly as my favorite publisher) just announced a Kickstarter to fund their 2014 spring season. The premiums they are giving away are amazing. I got myself a signed copy of Heroes Of The Comic Books: 75 Portraits Of The Pioneering Legends Of Comic Books, by the great caricaturist Drew Friedman!

Fantagraphics 2014 Spring Season: 39 Graphic Novels & Books Read the rest

The Ed Piskor Interview

Ed Piskor is one of the most fascinating young cartoonists in America. Marc Sobel talked to him about his influences, his art, and his forthcoming book, The Hip Hop Family Tree.