One of my prized possessions is a 1989 playbill from Lynda Barry’s The Good Times Are Killing Me. Before the play’s award-winning off-Broadway run, it was produced here in Chicago […]
A new exhibition at Chicago’s Museum of Contemporary Art surveys over 60 years of cartoonists.
A history of John Porcellino’s midwest influence
The comics artist’s latest book is the culmination of lessons learned in her decades-long career.
A book-length collection of Lynda Barry’s acclaimed comic strip is reissued.
A Q&A with Ira Glass about his touring show Three Acts, Two Dancers, One Radio Host.
Chris Ware, Lynda Barry, Daniel Clowes, and other cartoonists open up in a new book by U. of C. prof Hillary Chute
Matt Groening ends “Life in Hell”
New Yorker art editor Francoise Mouly: Artists—they’re totally adorable
Each week, we ask you to show us something. This week it’s Madelyn Freed’s DEMONS.
Cartoonist Lynda Barry now teaches others to write.
Lynda Barry presents her new book, Picture This, at the School of the Art Institute
Matt Groening, Lynda Barry, Chris Ware, and Jules Feiffer join the Reader’s Michael Miner for a discussion on the declining business of weekly comics.
Some Chicago Humanities Festival events are already selling out. Here’s a list.
Alongside the usual suspects, this year’s anthology includes Reader comics contributors Kaz and Tony Millionaire, Chicagoan Anders Nilsen, and former Chicagoan Kevin Huizenga.