Biographical

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 »

Biographical

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 »

Biographical

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 »

Features

Happiness Is a Newspaper Tour: A Peanuts Oddity

We recently stumbled across this gem (props to longtime Hogan’s Alley reader Harry McCracken for resurrecting it years ago) and wanted to share… more »

Interviews

BEK to the Drawing Board: An Interview with Bruce Eric Kaplan

By Tom Heintjes (Note: This interview was originally published in Hogan’s Alley #9, 2001.) Who among us hasn’t at one time fashioned a… more »

Interviews

The Gus Arriola Interview

(Editor’s note: This interview was originally published in Hogan’s Alley #6) While Gus Arriola’s Gordo could never claim the prize as Most Misunderstood… more »

Biographical

Bill Kresse and “Super” Duper

“Super” Duper isn’t just one of Jimmy Olsen’s favorite interjections. It’s also the title of a Sunday strip by Rolf Ahlsen and Bill… more »

Interviews

Man and Robotman: The Jim Meddick Interview

Comic strips have a long—and only sometimes honorable—tradition of being used to further the popularity of another type of merchandise. (Did you think… more »

Features

Viva Las Vegas: The Reuben Weekend 2012 Photo Album

We want to share with you our photo album of the National Cartoonists Society’s annual bacchanalia, held in Las Vegas over Memorial Day weekend.… more »

Biographical

Marge and Lulu: The Art of the Deal

In tracing the evolution of marketing consumer products using comics characters, encountering Marge Buell and her moppet creation Little Lulu is inevitable. Jennifer… more »