As founding editor of Inks, the journal of the Comics Studies Society, it was my great privilege to launch the new journal in 2017. In 2019, I will be stepping down from the editor position, continuing on as digital editor of Extra Inks.
In 2007 I had the terrifying honor of doing my first interview with Harvey Pekar—on stage in front of a gazillion people. Despite my shaky rookie performance, I have been fortunate over the subsequent years to get to talk with some incredibly smart and talented people about comics.
As faculty liaison at theBilly Ireland Cartoon Library & Museum at Ohio State I help out with exhibitions & campus and community outreach and tend the new guttergeek browsing library in the reading room
I have been writing occasional reviews Public Bookssince 2012
guttergeek was my primary (if intermittent) review-site for several years, beginning in 2006. For a while it was a standalone monthly review; then it was a part of tcj.com; and now it is slumbering.