Thursday, January 24, 2008

Comics Research Bibliography update January 25, 2008 citations

Fingeroth, Danny. 2004. Superman on the Couch: What Superheroes Really Tell Us About Ourselves and Our Society. Continuum-International

Fingeroth, Danny. 2007. Disguised as Clark Kent: Jews, Comics, and the Creation of the Superhero. Continuum-International

Deusnef, Stephen M. 2008.
Swamp Thing: Up From the Muck.
[Washington Post] Express (January 24): E13.
Online at

Rickman, Johnathan (sic). 2008.
Rich Memory in 2-D: Marjane Satrapi's bio-comic segues to the silver screen.
[Washington Post] Express (January 24): E9

Green, Penelope. 2006.
At Home With Roz Chast: For a Professional Phobic, the Scariest Night of All.
New York Times (October 26)

Walker, Benjamen. 2006.
Comix books [Mark Siegel, editorial director of First Second].
Theory of Everything (May 30):

Ashbrook, Tom. 2003.
A Right to Be Hostile [McGruder and Boondocks].
National Public Radio and WBUR's On Point (October 7).
Online at

Ashbrook, Tom. 2003.
Art Spiegelman's Art.
National Public Radio and WBUR's On Point (October 23).
Online at

Delaney, Bill. 2003.
X2: X-Men United.
Public Radio International and WBUR's Here and Now (May 9).
Online at

Gordon, Dick. 2001.
Toon Tunes [Carl Stalling Warner Brothers music].
National Public Radio and WBUR's Dick Gordon Show (August 23).
Online at

Gordon, Dick. 2003.
Drawing the News [editorial cartoonists Horsey, Bell and Ariail].
National Public Radio and WBUR's Dick Gordon Show (April 4).
Online at

Gordon, Dick. 2004.
Persepolis 2.
National Public Radio and WBUR's Dick Gordon Show (September 9).
Online at

Gordon, Dick. 2004.
Slow Death of a Dangerous Art [editorial illustrators Ilic, Grossman, Heller and Kunz].
National Public Radio and WBUR's Dick Gordon Show (May 27).
Online at

Gross, Terry. 2006.
Jimmy Olsen Grows Up [Superman television show]..
National Public Radio and WHYY's Fresh Air (June 3).
Online at

Guillermo, Emil. 2004.
Shrek and Race Relations in America.
National Public Radio and WBUR's On Point (June 8).
Online at

Horwich, Jeff. 2006.
Cartoonist watches the million-dollar success of an idea similar to her own [Moira Manion on Over the Hedge].
Minnesota Public Radio's All Things Considered (June 8).
online at

Kerr, Euan. 2008.
Why it's difficult to make a movie from a comic book [Satrapi on Persepolis].
Minnesota Public Radio's Morning Edition (January 18).
online at

Kerr, Euan. 2007.
Joe Sacco goes to war to write a comic book.
Minnesota Public Radio's All Things Considered (November 13).
online at

Silverblatt, Michael. 2005.
Umberto Eco [The Mysterious Flame of Queen Loana].
National Public Radio and KCRW's Bookworm (August 25).
Online at

Silverblatt, Michael. 2005.
Jewish Identity in Writing (Part 5 of 10): Art Spiegelman, Cynthia Ozick and Jonathan Rosen.
National Public Radio and KCRW's Bookworm (June 30).
Online at

Silverblatt, Michael. 2005.
Peter Maresca and Art Spiegelman [on McCay and Little Nemo].
National Public Radio and KCRW's Bookworm (December 1).
Online at

Young, Robin. 2003.
Controversial 'Boondocks' Strip Pulled.
Public Radio International and WBUR's Here and Now (April 2).
Online at

Young, Robin. 2004.
Persepolis: The Story of a Childhood.
Public Radio International and WBUR's Here and Now (September 29).
Online at

Young, Robin and Gail Harris. 2003.
War Comics [Doonesbury and David Horsey].
Public Radio International and WBUR's Here and Now (August 1).
Online at

Young, Robin. 2005.
Education Secretary Blasts PBS Cartoon [Postcards from Buster].
Public Radio International and WBUR's Here and Now (January 28).
Online at

Wallington, Aury. 2008.
Heroes: Saving Charlie, A Novel.
New York: Del Rey

Wallington, Aury. 2008.
Author Q & A: Interview with Aury Wallington author of Saving Charlie [Heroes tv show novel].
Del Rey website (January):

Van Gelder, Lawrence. 2008.
A Chinese makeover for Mickey and Minnie [Hong Kong Disneyland].
New York Times (January 22)

Yu, Vincent / Associated Press. 2008.
Hong Kong: Mickey Mouse style [photograph at Hong Kong Disneyland].
[Washington Post] Express (January 22)

Ansen, David. 2006.
Surviving the cure; Nothing comes between the X-Men and their genes [X-Men: The Last Stand movie].
Newsweek (June 5)

Astor, Dave. 2007.
Mort Walker to Receive National Cartoonists Society's Gold Key Award.
E and P Online (March 23):

Astor, Dave et al. 2006.
Authors Seek Stories About the Impact of 'Peanuts'.
E and P Online (August 9)

Astor, Dave et al. 2006.
'Girls' Cartoon Exhibit Moves to Ohio State.
E and P Online (September 21)

Astor, Dave et al. 2006.
Blog Focuses on Comics That Mention Golf.
E and P Online (September 21)

Astor, Dave et al. 2006.
Cartoonist Lester Co-Creates Another Kids' Book.
E and P Online (September 21)

Astor, Dave et al. 2006.
PBS Show to Focus on Editorial Cartoonist Paul Conrad.
E and P Online (September 20)

Barry, Dave and Richard Thompson (ill). 2008.
An inconvenient year.
Washington Post Magazine (December 30)

Brodner, Steve. 2008.
Sketchbook: "We take our text from the Book of Iowa, 20:08…" [caricature].
New Yorker (January 14): 53

Crist, Judith. 1948.
Horror in the nursery [Wertham].
Collier's (March 27)

Daly, Steve. 2008.
Fish out of water. Poor unfortunate show: Disney's aquatic adventure flounders in its screen-to-stage transfer [Little Mermaid].
Entertainment Weekly (January 25): 76

Dixon, Glenn. 2008.
Playing and dress-up: Cosplayers act the parts from manga to anime to video games.
[Washington Post] Express (January 17)

Faber, Michael. 2008.
Released at last: Alan Moore's Lost Girls opens Michael Faber's eyes to Wendy, Alice and Dorothy as they have never been seen before.
Guardian (January 5).
Online at,,2235471,00.html

Garrett, Stephen. 2007.
QandA: Frank Miller. The cartoonist-turned-director reveals what's so graphic about his new film, 300. (March 23):

Unknown. 2008.
Mark Millar, comic-book hero.
First Post (January 7):

Gilligan, Paul. 2008.
Bark to Work Legislation [Pooch Cafe collection of unpublished strips].
Kansas City: Universal Press Syndicate /

Lakshmi, Rama. 2008.
In India, Gods Rule The 'Toon' Universe: Hindu Myth a Fount of Superheroes [animation].
Washington Post (January 9): A11.
Online at

Lehrer, Brian. 2008.
Reading with Pictures [Bitz, Mouly, education].
National Public Radio and WNYC's Brian Lehrer Show (January 14).
online at

Licata, Elizabeth. 2008.
Trespass juice: A talk with the maker of Original Sin cider [R. Black's cartoon advertisements].
Onion [Washington DC edition] (January 17): 23

Olson, Kevin Noel. 2006. Mark Texeira Speaks on Ghost Rider Hauntings. Silver Bullet Comic Books (January 26):

Scher, Steve. 2008.
The Sandbox: Dispatches from Troops in Iraq and Afghanistan [Doonesbury].
National Public Radio and KUOW's Weekday (January 8).
online at

Shannon, Jeff. 2008. "Honey and Clover," a sensitive, understated drama. Seattle Times (January 11). Online at

Snierson, Dan. 2008.
Why we're endorsing the grand old potty [Simpsons].
Entertainment Weekly (January 18): 14

Jensen, Jeff, Ken Tucker, and Nisha Gopalan. 2008.
What's new in …comics: Drawn from life.
Entertainment Weekly (January 18)

Schwarzbaum, Lisa. 2008.
Drawing acclaim: A stunning animated film offers a portrait of an unfamiliar culture - and of a fascinating woman [Persepolis].
Entertainment Weekly (January 18): 56

Setoodeh, Ramin. 2007.
Black and white and read all over [Persepolis].
Newsweek (December 17): 72

Nelson, Rob. 2008.
Iranian chick: Marjane Satrapi's graphic novel on film.
The Phoenix (January 8):

Graham Crackers Comics. 2007.
Graham Crackers Comics' Best-Sellers.
Entertainment Weekly (December 7): 81

Rogers, Vaneta. 2008.
Talking Flash With Tom Peyer.
Newsarama (January 3):

Rogers, Vaneta. 2008.
Flashing Back & Forward: Waid On Leaving Flash, The B&B To Come, And Boom!
Newsarama (January 4):

Rogers, Vaneta. 2007.
Tony Bedard On Supergirl And The Legion Of Super-Heroes.
Newsrama (March 19):

Rogers, Vaneta. 2007.
Inside World War III With Champage And Ostrander.
Newsarama (March 30):

Rogers, Vaneta. 2007.
The Spider Meets The Four - Talking To Jeff Parker.
Newsarama (March 28):

Setoodeh, Ramin and Jennie Yabroff. 2007.
Princess power [Disney].
Newsweek (November 26): 66-67

Soller, Kurt. 2007.
Brown's the new black [Peanuts fashion show].
Newsweek (September 10): 15

Suintres, John. 2007.
Drew Friedman and the Original Kings Of Comedy.
Word Balloon (March 28):

Thill, Scott. 2008.
Joe Sacco on Comics, the Arabs and the Jews; Make it mandatory.
LA Weekly ( January 16).
Online at

Ajayi, Angela. 2007.
Drawing on the Universal in Africa: An Interview with Marguerite Abouet.
Wild River Review 4 (4; May 11).
Online at

Lumenick, Lou. 2007.
Bliss, Family Robinson [Meet the Robinsons].
New York Post (March 30).
Online at

Parkin, J.K. 2007.
Blog@ QandA: Ryan Claytor.
Newsarama (May 22):

Schneider, Rob. 2007.
Collector opens Super Heroes Museum.
Indianapolis Star (March 31).
Online at

Schneider, Rob. 2007.
Superhero museum readies for opening.
Indianapolis Star (March 29).
Online at

Unknown. 2008.
Indianapolis Super Heroes Museum closes.
Associated Press January 8):

Unknown. 2008.
Climate change cartoons displayed; A series of cartoons, with the theme of climate change, have gone on display in Ellesmere, Shropshire.
BBC News (January 8):

Kelly. 2007.
Friday Fifteen: Brian Biggs.
Tiny Treasury (March 2):

Unknown. 2007.
Interview with Eric Powell.
Dark (December 18):

VanderMeer, Jeff. 2008.
Understanding Manga: An Interview with Robin Brenner.
Bookslut (January):

VanderMeer, Jeff and Robin Brenner. 2008.
The Best Manga of All Time.
Bookslut (January):

Warren, Mitchell. 2008.
Mmm... Steamy [Steamboy anime].
Miami Poetry Review (January 8):

Unknown. 2007.
Marshall Rogers, Batman comic book artist, dies at 57.
Associated Press (March 28):

Zurzolo, Vincent. 2007.
Marshall Rogers Memorial.
World Talk Radio's The Comic Zone (March 28)

Various. 2007.
In Memory Of A Great Talent: Marshall Rogers 1950-2007.
Pop Thought (March):

Unknown. 2007.
Artist Marshall Rogers Dies At Age 57.
DC Comics Direct Channel (#824; March 27)

Reed, Travis. 2007.
Disney could unlock `Song of the South'.
Associated Press (March 27):

Gross, Daniel. 2007.
Mickey's Management Mojo [Disney World theme park].
Newsweek (November 19): 18

Bennett, Jessica. 2007.
Coloring outside the lines [religion, child abuse education].
Newsweek (December 10): 16

Jones, Malcolm. 2007.
Paintball Rembrandt [Steadman].
Newsweek (December 10)

Gurdon, Meghan Cox. 2008.
Chilling climate for journalists in our neighbor to the north [Danish Islam cartoons in Canada].
Washington Examiner (January 17): 15.
Online at

Hunnell, Carl. 2008.
News Journal editorial cartoon struck a nerve with some.
News Journal (January 6).
Online at

Herold, Charles. 2008.
In Mimicking Adult Swim Cartoon Series, Designers May Have Gone Too Far [video game Harvey Birdman, Attorney at Law].
New York Times (January 17).
Online at

Shindler, Dorman T. 2006.
Alan Moore leaves behind his Extraordinary Gentlemen to dally with Lost Girls.
SciFi Weekly (August 7):

Phegley, Kiel. 2007.
Whatever Happened To Miracleman? In the hands of Alan Moore and Neil Gaiman, this Captain Marvel knockoff revitalized the comic book superhero-only for vicious legal battles to make it the medium's greatest lost masterpiece.
Wizard (February 21):

Brady, Matt. 2007.
Johns, Katz, And Jurgens Talk Booster Gold.
Newsrama (March):

Irving, Christopher. 2007.
TwoMorrows Tune-In #3: George Perez and Mike Mignola. (February 26):

Jenkins, Henry. 2007.
Millennial Monsters: An Interview with Anne Allison [on manga and anime].
Confessions of an ACA/Fan (February 21-22): and

Unknown. 2008.
New comic strip appears today [Retro Geek].
Olympian (January 7).
Online at

Vera, Kukla. 2008.
No Laughing Matter: Diabetes Education in Comic Book Form Targets the Latino Community.
Los Angeles Downtown News (January 7).
Online at

Wolff, Henry Jr. 2007.
'Terry and the Pirates' once graced Foster Field club.
Victoria Advocate (March 28).
Online at

Bell, Blake. 2007.
Terry and Annie Reissues: An Interview with Dean Mullaney.
Best of Most of blog (March 29):

Griepp, Milton and Tom Flinn (eds). 2008. Bat Manga! The Secret History of Batman in Japan; Due From Pantheon in September. ICv2 (January 16):

Griepp, Milton and Tom Flinn (eds). 2008. New 'Turok' DVD Has Stones; Due Out on February 5th. ICv2 (January 21):

Griepp, Milton and Tom Flinn (eds). 2008.
Interview with Dave Sim, 'Glamourpuss'.
ICv2 (January 10):

Griepp, Milton and Tom Flinn (eds). 2008.
Aardvark Vanaheim to Publish 'Glamourpuss'; New Series from Dave Sim.
ICv2 (January 10):

Jewell, Stephen. 2008.
Man of many genres [Michael Chabon].
New Zealand Herald (January 22)
Online at

Wilding, Patrice. 2008.
'Family Tree' takes root on comics pages [Signe Wilkinson].
Times-Tribune (January 7).
Online at

Goodwin, Christopher. 2007.
300 reasons to stop eating the popcorn; Christopher Goodwin in Los Angeles joins the boys in the blood-curdling theatre of war.
First Post (March 12):

Bouchard, Gilbert A. 2008.
The art of war: An exclusive /ed magazine interview with comic-book legend Joe Sacco.
Edmonton Journal (January 6):

Bouchard, Gilbert A. 2008.
A short history of non-fiction and war comics. (January 6):

Purcell, Charles. 2008.
Just plain batty: Two lives, a dark past - Batman may need help, writes Charles Purcell.
Sydney Morning Herald (January 7).
Online at

Unknown. 2008.
5 Web Comics That Will Make You Ditch Your Newspaper; Don't suffer through one more installment of 'Ziggy' or 'Marmaduke'! Hilarity is just a click away with these online strips.
PC World (January 4):

Gardner, Jan. 2008.
Short and drawn out [Jay Hosler and comic books in the classroom].
Boston Globe (January 6).
Online at

Hatrash, Hasan. 2008.
Saudi Comic Artists Invited to Take Part in Manga Contest.
Arab News (January 8):§ion=0&article=105426&d=8&m=1&y=2008&pix=kingdom.jpg&category=Kingdom

Unknown. 2008.
'Ollie and Quentin' replaces 'Lio' in Q-C Times comics.
Quad-City Times (January 7):

Spurgeon, Tom. 2005.
A Short Interview With Larry Young.
Comics Reporter (July 3):

Spurgeon, Tom. 2005.
Interview: John Romita (2002).
Comics Reporter (March 22):

Spurgeon, Tom. 2005.
Interview with Publisher Nadia Katz-Wise of Typocrat Press.
Comics Reporter (March 24):

Spurgeon, Tom. 2005.
Interview with Cartoonist Johnny Ryan.
Comics Reporter (March 24):

Spurgeon, Tom. 2005.
A Short Interview With Ted Slampyak.
Comics Reporter (June 5):

Spurgeon, Tom. 2005.
A Short Interview with Douglas Fraser.
Comics Reporter (June 18):

Spurgeon, Tom. 2005.
A Short Interview With Jeet Heer and Kent Worcester.
Comics Reporter (June 26):

Spurgeon, Tom. 2005.
Interview: Jeff Smith (1999).
Comics Reporter (March 21):

Spurgeon, Tom. 2005.
Short Chat With Cartoonist Alex Robinson.
Comics Reporter (March 21):

Spurgeon, Tom. 2005.
Interview With Cartoonist Peter Bagge.
Comics Reporter (March 21):

Spurgeon, Tom. 2005.
Interview With Cartoonist Scott Mills.
Comics Reporter (March 22):

Spurgeon, Tom. 2005.
Interview With James Kimball of Pantheon Books.
Comics Reporter (March 22):

Spurgeon, Tom. 2005.
A Short Interview With Michael Kupperman.
Comics Reporter (August 7):

Spurgeon, Tom. 2005.
A Short Interview With Jim Ottaviani.
Comics Reporter (June 12):

Spurgeon, Tom. 2005.
A Short Interview With James Kochalka.
Comics Reporter (July 17):

Spurgeon, Tom. 2005.
Spiegelman Looking Forward To Lafayette Despite Controversy.
Comicon's The Pulse (February 21):;f=36;t=003482

Spurgeon, Tom. 2008.
CR Holiday Interview #10: Frank Santoro.
Comics Reporter (January 5):

Spurgeon, Tom. 2008.
CR Holiday Interview #11: Vito Delsante [comics writer and Jim Hanley's Universe store].
Comics Reporter (January 5):

Spurgeon, Tom. 2008.
CR Holiday Interview #12: Karen Berger.
Comics Reporter (January 6):

Spurgeon, Tom. 2008.
CR Holiday Interview #13: Francoise Mouly.
Comics Reporter (January 6):

Brady, Matt. 2007.
Checking Out 'Checkout' With Rucka And Winick - Updated [Checkmate comic book].
Newsarama (March 27):

Hunter, Stephen. 2006.
Quite The Bomb: 'V for Vendetta' Can Blow Away Parliament, But Not Its Audience.
Washington Post (March 17): C1

Stevenson, James. 2006.
Lost and Found New York: Richard Croker [comics journalism].
New York Times (February 25)

Sheneman, Drew. 2006.
'Fantastic Four: First Family No. 1'.
Newark Star-Ledger (March 5).
Online at

Clark, Colin. 2006.
Neil Gaiman Interview [his and Dave McKean's project The Wolves in the Walls].
National Theatre of Scotland (February):

Denby, David. 2007.
Men Gone Wild: "Shooter" and "300".
New Yorker (April 2): 88-89

Denby, David. 2007.
Not Kid's Stuff: "Shrek the Third" and "Paprika".
New Yorker (May 28): 86-87

Kane, Tim / Albany Times Union. 2007.
Eisner's 'Contract With God' has proved lucrative.
San Francisco Chronicle (December 21): E10

Jozic, Mike. 2004.
Jill Thompson - Sooktacular Spooktacular!!!
Mike (October 30):

Unknown. 2004.
Zagreb Animation Week to liven up Tehran. (October 30):

Unknown. 2004.
Marvel Profit Falls, But Revenue Up Sharply.
Reuters (October 28)

Unknown. 2004.
Bill Liebowitz, founder of LA comic book store, dead at 63.
Associated Press (October 29):

Peters, Mike. 2004.
Dilbert's house? It's 'wife bait'.
Dallas Morning News (October 30).
Online at

Kapko, Matt. 2008.
Executive Interview: Ross Cox [Cartoon Network New Media].
RCR Wireless News (January 7):

Unknown. 2004.
Since We Asked: 'Doonesbury' goes missing and readers are curious. Several readers contacted the Mail Tribune's newsroom Saturday, all with the same question: 'What happened to `Doonesbury' in today's paper?'.
Mail Tribune (October 31).
Online at

Marlowe, Chris. 2004.
Scribe Develops Mobile Greeting Cards [animator and screenwriter Michael Dougherty].
Hollywood Reporter (October 29)

Wagner, Vit. 2007.
Cartoonist of the macabre [Gahan Wilson].
Toronto Star (March 25).
Online at

Pinkerton, Nick. 2008.
Persepolis: Abba Versus the Mullahs!
Seattle Weekly (January 23).
Online at

Salamon, Jeff. 2008.
The somewhat amazing adventures of 'The Escapist'.
Austin American-Statesman (January 6).
Online at
Unknown. 2005.
Inside With: Neil Swaab, Creator of Rehabilitating Mr. Wiggles.
The Apiary (October 11):

Unknown. 2005.
Look … Up in the Museum: UVSC's new exhibit takes comic books seriously as an art form [Will Eisner; Utah Valley State College's Woodbury Art Museum; The Art of Comics].
Salt Lake City Weekly (October 13).
Online at

Unknown. 2005.
Local couple publishes 1st comic book [Dragon Firefly Island].
Florence Reminder (October 13).
Online at

Stratton, Ted S. 2005.
Not quite quitting time for local working-class muse [The Quitter by Pekar and Haspiel].
Cleveland Jewish News (October 13).
Online at

Pekar, Harvey. 2005.
12 of the Best by Harvey Pekar.

Schwartz, Jay. 2005.
Eisner's 'A Contract With God' an epic on Bronx existence.
Jewish News Weekly (October 14).
Online at

Schwartz, Jay. 2005.
Comic about 'Protocols' the final work of a master [Eisner].
Jewish News Weekly (October 14).
Online at

Eisner, Will. 2005.
The Plot: The Secret Story of the Protocols of the Elders of Zion.
New York: W.W. Norton & Company

Lackner, Michael. 2004.
Hate America "Superhero"? [Punisher and Garth Ennis editorial]. (May 12):

Miller, Brian and I. Steve Wiecking et al. 2004.
TV on DVD [Jonny Quest: The Complete First Season; Smallville: The Complete Second Season].
Seattle Weekly (May 12).
Online at

Swartz, Jon. 2004.
Stan Lee rises from dot-com rubble.
USA Today (May 12).
Online at

Sutel, Seth. 2004.
Rall receives death threats over Tillman cartoon.
Associated Press (May 5)

O'Reilly, Bill. 2004.
Did a Political Cartoon Disrespect an American Hero? [Ted Rall].
O'Reilly Factor (May 4)
transcript online at,2933,119096,00.html

Sangiacomo, Michael. 2005.
Mad editors are just mad about praise.
Cleveland Plain Dealer (July 2)

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