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Pompei (001 Edizioni) review by Daniele Barbieri

Daniele Barbieri‘s review of Pompei by Frank Santoro (001 Edizioni, 2018) was originally published on Fumettologica on May 5th 2018. You can read the Italian review HERE. Valerio Stivè, who translated Frank Santoro’s Pompeii (PictureBox, 2013) into Italian for 001 Edizioni, kindly translates Barbieri’s review into English for us below (with sections in bold retained […]

Frank Santoro’s ‘Pittsburgh’

Frank Santoro‘s new book – Pittsburgh – is now available from Editions çà et là! If you’re in the States you can get a copy through Copacetic Comics – HERE. About the book, Bill Boichel writes: “OK, all you comics aficionados and connoisseurs exhausting yourselves searching high and low for a comics work that will […]


Sally Ingraham here! The Daily News will return on Monday, June 4th 2018! Meanwhile, here are some comics I made while traveling in New Mexico (where I was unexpectedly delayed, which caused a lapse in the regular comics news schedule – apologies!) ————————————————— ————————————————— ————————————————— See you next week!

On Kriota Willberg’s “Draw Stronger” – thoughts from Sara Sarmiento

Sara Sarmiento here: A particular gripe of mine for several years now has been how little we as a society tend to know about our bodies until we have injured ourselves. I can’t tell you how many conversations I’ve had with friends where we talk about how we wish we knew all the things we know […]

Rowhouse Residency Report – Jason Robinson

Jason Robinson is a comics maker, illustrator, and graphic designer living in Asbury Park, NJ. He joined us in Pittsburgh for a weeklong Comics Workbook Rowhouse Residency in June of 2017. Here are his thoughts about visiting the city and his Rowhouse Residency experience. ———————————————————————————————— My plan, initially, was to chain myself to the desk […]

Frank Santoro in Naples Italy 2018

There are over 30 pages from Pompeii by Frank Santoro on display at the National Archeology Museum of Naples, in an exhibition which is being held in conjunction with Frank’s appearance as a special guest at the Naples Comicon (April 28-May 1 2018). The show opened yesterday (April 18th) at MANN and will continue until […]

Ed Piskor’s X-Men Grand Design #1

(Warning: the following contains spoilers for X-Men Grand Design #1!) When I got to Phantom of the Attic in Pittsburgh, PA, on Wednesday afternoon around 4 PM, there was already a line 12 people deep snaking away from the table where Ed Piskor was signing copies of X-Men Grand Design #1. The air was electric, […]

Lyn Hejinian and Open Comics

by Jackie Kirby I.      INTRODUCTION, or an Apology to Charles Olson OPEN COMICS (dynamic (plural (contradictory vs. CLOSURE (Or what Charles Olson called “The NON-Projective,” those comics which print bred and which is pretty much what we have had, in English & American, and have still got, despite the work of Frankie: it led […]

Expanding the Festival Toolkit – 2017

Juan here: I just came back from CXC 2017 and I am still bathing in its warmth. It’s a good feeling. As I do around this time of the year, I’ve been thinking about the future of comics events in America. How we move into that future. I’m typing out loud, so forgive me for […]