Art Spiegelman

Grab Back… RESIST! Volume 2 Comes To All Comic Book Stores For Independence Day

The second volume contains known creators such as Roz Chast, Kristin Radtke, Miriam Katin, Cathy Malkasian, Laura Park, Lauren Weinstein, Daniel Clowes, Art Spiegelman, and more, along with new names, mostly female, some never-before-published, solicited through an open call and published under the slogan "Women's Voices Will be Heard,"Stores are also encouraged to use them[...]

Art Spiegelman Tops Petition Over Treatment Of Ex-Angoulême Director Gilles Ciment

Its director, Gilles Ciment was fired as Director earlier this year after what he said were significant conflicts with the city and the festival. However, Ciment now has a petition on his behalf, signed by hundreds of comic creators demanding that he be fairly treated. It begins with Art Spiegelman, but also includes  Lewis Trondheim, José Muñoz, Emmanuel Guibert, Lorenzo[...]

Getting The Kids To Read Comics – Findings From A 'Great Experiment' In The Classroom

Our exploration of Art Spiegelman’s use of animals for different groups sparked quite a heated conversation We also debated whether or not his graphic novel should be considered an historical work.  In dealing with comics and censorship (as well as autobiography), we read and discussed Blankets Many students were shocked that so many graphic novels[...]

Argentinian Comics Star Liniers Knows All About Being A Fanboy

Characteristically, his narrative was about the discomfort he felt painting the mural quickly under the gaze of one of his comics idols Art Spiegelman, literally sweating it out and critiquing himself mercilessly It was one of many encounters with personal idols he experienced during his US outing, forcing him to confront his own extreme fandom[...]