Kate Beaton, the creator of the massively popular webcomic "Hark! A Vagrant," talked with the NewsHour about her online fan base, her first children's book and how she made history's saddest tales funny.
By Margaret Sessa-Hawkins
“Bloom County” is back. Comic strip fans woke up Monday morning to the news, posted as a single new strip on author Berkeley Breathed’s Facebook page.
Cartoonist Scott McCloud, best known for the “Understanding Comics” series, talks about “The Sculptor,” his first graphic novel and his first work of fiction in over 30 years.
By Justin Scuiletti, Joshua Barajas
When the “Bat-Man” first appeared, he did so from the shadows, clad in a vampiric cowl with slits for eyes, long, sharp ears and a cape with bat-like wings. That was in 1939, in the pages of Detective Comics No.
By Joshua Barajas
Marvel Comics revealed Wednesday that Sam Wilson, known in the comic books as the African-American winged superhero Falcon, will now don the red, white and blue Captain America costume.
By John Rosman, OPB
Since July 2011, almost like clockwork, Portland illustrator Ben Dewey produced three comics a week for his off-beat comic Tragedy Series. Over the last three years he has cultivated a modest, loyal following, but that audience is about to get…
By Katelyn Polantz
In 2013 Superman marks his 75th anniversary. Over the decades the hero has leaped from comic books to movies, TV shows, radio, video games and merchandise. But Superman's main goal of protecting truth, justice and the American way remains the…
video interview with movie trailer clips…
It's been 40 years since Garry Trudeau first drew the popular comic strip "Doonesbury." The Pulitzer Prize-winning cartoonist speaks with Jeffrey Brown about a new book chronicling his decades of work.
By Molly Finnegan
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