Superhero Priya fights injustice along with her trusted tiger Sahas.

Superhero Priya tries to rescue New Delhi from air pollution on Earth Day


India’s first female comic superhero has previously tackled issues like masking up during COVID-19, surviving assault, trafficking and acid attacks. On Earth Day, Priya has returned — astride her faithful flying tiger — to show young children the power of collective action in tackling air pollution.

A woman mourns the death of cartoonist Joaquin Salvador Lavado, also known as Quino, who died yesterday at the age of 88, as flowers and tributes are seen next to sculptures of comic characters Mafalda, Susanita, and Manolito, created by him, in Buenos Ai

Remembering Quino, creator of Latin America’s beloved ‘Mafalda’ comic strip

A comic of a sitting man with a black background

These comics help combat mental health challenges for migrants in Vermont

Cathy Guisewite and her new book “Fifty Things That Aren’t My Fault.”

The autobiographical anxieties of ‘Cathy’ comics

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Stan Lee poses like Spiderman shooting a web from his wrist

The legacy of Stan Lee: ‘Marvel let us dream’

Aline Kominsky-Crumb

Twisted sister

The outrageous, pioneering comics of autobiographical cartoonist Aline Kominsky-Crumb.

“Nancy” as drawn by Olivia Jaimes

‘Nancy’ goes back to the drawing board

The 85-year-old newspaper comic strip character is getting a reboot — and her first female cartoonist.

Comic Book Artist Gary Panter on Toys

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Kurt Andersen and Gary Panter talk about the inspired and sneaky ways artists use toys to create. Panter is a comic book artist and toy devotee. Best known for his witty set design for television’s Pee-wee’s Playhouse, Panter’s punk comic book hero Jimbo has been a cult favorite for decades. His latest graphic novel is […]

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Ben Katchor is best known for his comic strips about eccentric characters, like Julius Knipel, Real Estate Photographer. Katchor has now transformed one of his strips into a stage musical. It’s called The Slug Bearers of Kayrol Island or the Friends of Dr. Rushower. It’s a romance and the tale of a philanthropist who brings […]

Pride of Baghdad

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Brian K. Vaughan is one of the most interesting graphic novelists working today. In his series Y: The Last Man he depicts an apocalyptic future in which the male half of humanity has been wiped out, with one man surviving in a world populated only by women. In his new graphic novel, The Pride of […]