A cartoonist begins an introspective journey in this On The Camino exclusive

Norwegian cartoonist Jason is internationally renowned for his minimalist, deadpan comics starring anthropomorphized animal characters, but he’s doing something different with his latest Fantagraphics graphic novel. His visual style isn’t changing, but the subject matter is—for the first time ever, Jason is bringing…

Like the man himself, Steve Jobs: Insanely Great is dispiriting and petty

Steve Jobs died on October 5, 2011, but even before his death the process of canonization was well underway. In May of that year Malcolm Gladwell’s article “Creation Myth” was published in The New Yorker. This was a step beyond hyperbole: The creation of Apple computers had already then attained the status of legend,…

Exclusive Fantagraphics preview: Jason’s If You Steal presents off-kilter short stories

With his simplified art style and wry sense of humor, Norwegian cartoonist Jason has crafted some immensely entertaining stories featuring anthropomorphized animal characters. And next month, Fantagraphics is releasing a collection of Jason’s short comics to show his versatility as a storyteller. Some of the comics in …