Two years ago, Gary Panter was featured alongside Charles Schulz, Will Eisner, Jack Kirby, Harvey Kurtzman, R. Crumb, Chris Ware, Art Spiegelman and others in the touring museum exhibition “Masters of American Comics.” Lofty company, but the Oklahoma-born Panter earned it; he’s one of the few American graphic artists for whom the term “comic books,” while perfectly valid, just doesn’t quite seem to do the work justice. Perhaps best known for his punk-rock protagonist Jimbo (who does a Dante turn in... More >>>