Mondo Bizarro: The Dan Piraro Interview

In today’s culture, nothing breeds imitators like success: The Osbournes begat The Anna Nicole Show, Nirvana spawned a flannel-clad host of grunge bands,… more »

Dale Hale and the “Peanuts” Comic Book: The Interview

Peanuts had a distinguished run as a comic book, and Charles Schulz had some exceptional assistance in producing it. Nat Gertler talks to… more »

All in the Family: A Cartooning Roundtable

Just like any other creative industry, cartooning has always had dynasties. Tom Heintjes talks to four creators who followed their cartoonist forebears into… more »

Clash of the Titans: An Interview with the Author of “Slugfest”

In an era when our society is riven by acrimonious and seemingly intractable divisions, we’ve become nostalgic for a more carefree societal division:… more »

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 »

The Importance of Being Ernie: An Interview with the Authors of “How to Read Nancy”

You say you’ve read Nancy for years and that you’ve given the strip all the thought it merits (however much you feel that… more »

Russell Johnson and “Mister Oswald”: A Tale of Two Proprietors

“Dual careers” hardly begins to describe Russell Johnson, who produced the Mister Oswald strip for an astonishing 62 years while also running a… more »

Four of a Kind: A Cartooning Roundtable

Editor’s note: This interview was originally published in Hogan’s Alley #13. Though the dimensions of a comic-strip artist’s work has diminished over the… more »

The Johnny Hart Interview

Note: This interview was originally published in Hogan’s Alley #2, 1995. Johnny Hart is the most self-effacing of geniuses. He is the quiet… more »

An Interview with C.C. Beck

The following interview is a compilation of a series of interviews I conducted with Charles Clarence Beck in the middle and late 1980s.… more »