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Flannery O’Connor: Cartoonist

Though hailed as one of America’s most influential post-World War II authors, Flannery O’Connor’s lifelong interest in cartooning has been, at best, only… more »

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Swine Connoisseur: The Stephan Pastis Interview

Stephan Pastis—the creator of the bracingly acerbic Pearls Before Swine—talks to Tom Heintjes about lucky breaks, practicing law and why you don’t mess… more »

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A Look Back at Jefferson Machamer’s “Gags & Gals”

Comics historian Ron Goulart looks at Jefferson Machamer’s Gags & Gals Sunday feature. Jefferson Machamer was one of the several cartoonists who rose… more »

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Walt Disney’s First Star: The Virginia Davis Interview

JOHN PROVINCE talks with Virginia Davis, the first star in Walt Disney’s fledgling studio Note: This interview first appeared in Hogan’s Alley #3,… more »

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I Remember Abner: An Interview With Al Capp’s Biographers

Monster. Genius. The P.T. Barnum of the comics. Or the Rabelais of the comics. Call “Li’l Abner” creator Al Capp any of the… more »

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Blake Superior: The Bud Blake Interview

Rob Stolzer talks to Bud Blake, who retired after producing nearly 40 years of Tiger (Note: This interview originally appeared in Hogan’s Alley… more »

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He’s Grrrrreat! The Thurl Ravenscroft Interview

Mark Arnold interviews Thurl Ravenscroft, the voice actor behind Tony the Tiger and many other characters. Note: This interview originally appeared in Hogan’s… more »

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Ethel Hays, Pioneering Female Cartoonist

Allan Holtz looks at the life and career of trailblazing cartoonist Ethel Hays. The current fashion in academia is to discuss cartoonists in… more »

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The Thin Black Line: Jay Irving and His Cartoon Cops

Rob Stolzer surveys the life and art of Jay Irving, the cartoonist who brought law and order to the comics page. A bigfoot… more »

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Bullwinkle Speaks! An Interview With Bill Scott

By Jim Korkis (This interview was originally published in Hogan’s Alley #17.) Bill Scott was born in Philadelphia on Aug. 2, 1920, and… more »

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