The Ninth Art Lighthouse Awards: The Best Of The Best
By The Ninth Eight
The best series. The best creators. The best publishers. After five years turning a discerning eye on the comic industry, the Ninth Art team present nine awards recognising the absolute best of the medium from the lifetime of the site.
Comics: Just Not For Kids Any More
By Zack Smith
There was a time when most kids read comics - but these days, if they read any comics at all, they're reading ones from fifty years ago. Zack Smith looks at the state of modern comics for kids.
Triple A: The Last Word
By Wheeler, Johnston and Watson
One last time, the editors of Ninth Art got together around the wine bottles to commit their thoughts on the comic industry to tape. In this final Triple A, they reflect on the last five years - and look ahead to the future.
Front Lines: Comics At War
By Rob Cave
What can comics say about true life combat? Ninth Art looks at the strengths and flaws of the medium as a means of reporting war, with a look at the works of Joe Sacco, Ted Rall and Karl Zinsmeister.
Star of Macedonia: An interview with Ed Piskor
By Matthew Craig
Ahead of the publication of Ed Piskor's graphic novel debut, Ninth Art talks to Harvey Pekar's latest collaborator - a 23-year-old cartoonist who could well be the next big thing on the alt comics scene.
Top Nine: Watson's Choice
By Alasdair Watson
Rounding out the series in which Ninth Art contributors look back on their favourite comics, the third of 9A's founding editors reveals his nine picks, from DISEASE to SAVAGES, by way of a little UNDERSTANDING.
Alphabetti Fumetti: Z is for Zep
By Alistair Kennedy
Ninth Art's eclectic abecedarium reaches its conclusion with three very different artists - young star Leinil Francis Yu, definitive SANDMAN illustrator Michael Zulli, and international best-seller Zep.
Top Nine: McElhatton's Choice
By Greg McElhatton
Ninth Art's prognosticator-in-chief, Things To Come author Greg McElhatton, reveals his personal Story So Far - from ELFQUEST to JLA via manga, McKean and McKeever.
Things To Come: Previews June for comics shipping August 2006
By Greg McElhatton
Greg McElhatton's monthly dip into the Previews catalogue comes to an end at Ninth Art with a few words of parting advice and a look ahead to LOST GIRLS, Richard Sala's DELPHINE, and Brendan McCarthy's SOLO.
Top Nine: O'Brien's Choice
By Paul O'Brien
He's shared his insights with Ninth Art readers for five years, and he's been reviewing comics since any of us can remember. Now Paul O'Brien reveals his nine favourite comics, from NEW MUTANTS to OHOTMU.