comics research bibliography: Ben Katchor

Based on the comics research bibliography, copyright 2002 by John Bullough and Michael Rhode.


[Unknown.] 1993.
Cheap Novelties: The Pleasures of Urban Decay [review of book by B. Katchor].
American Heritage 44(8; Dec):98-99.

[Unknown.] 1996.
Julius Knipl, Real Estate Photographer [review of book by B. Katchor].
New Yorker 72(36; Nov 25):117.

Bolling, Ruben and Ted Rall. 2000.
The Book Club [Ben Katchor's The Beauty Supply District; Chris Ware's Jimmy Corrigan: The Smartest Kid on Earth; Daniel Clowes' David Boring; and Ilan Stavans' Latino USA: A Cartoon History].
Slate (August 28-30): http://slate.msn.com/code/BookClub/BookClub.asp?Show 8/28/00&idMessage=5968& idBio 194

Conan, Neal. 1995.
Isay [interview with producer on Ben Katchor's Julius Knipl's transition from newspaper cartoon to radio].
National Public Radio's Weekly Edition: The Best of NPR News (June 23)

DeCandido, Keith R. A. 1992.
Cheap Novelties: The Pleasure of Urban Decay [review of book by B. Katchor].
Library Journal 117(11; Jun 15):76.

Dieckmann, Katherine. 1990.
Ben Katchor: Real-life cartoonist.
New York 23(28; Jul 23):20.

Gehr, Richard. 1994.
Lost and found: The vanishing world of Julius Knipl, Real Estate Photographer [strip by B. Katchor].
Village Voice 39(11; Mar 15):32-33.

Griffith, Bill. 1998.
Chris Ware and Ben Katchor.
Civilization (Jun/Jul).
http://www.civmag.com/articles/C9807F14.html

Halpern, Daniel Noah. 1998.
The qualities of the trade [Ben Katchor's A Wanderer in the Perfect City].
National Post (November 21)

Hoberman, J. 1999.
Gaslight: Ben Katchor's new graphic novel is set in a shadowy New York of the 1830's.
New York Times (January 10): Books

Kaganoff, Penny. 1991.
Cheap Novelties: The Pleasures of Urban Decay [review of book by B. Katchor].
Publishers Weekly 238(43; Sep 27):53.

Kakutani, Michiko. 1996.
The original lonely guy in an eccentric world [Katchor's Julius Knipl Real Estate Photographer; review].
New York Times (Oct 1).

Katchor, Ben et. al. 1995.
Julius Knipl: Real Estate Photographer [radio play; 1st episode].
National Public Radio's Weekly Edition (June 17)

Katchor, Ben et. al. 1995.
Julius Knipl: Real Estate Photographer - "The Ink Eradicator" [radio play; 3rd episode].
National Public Radio's Weekly Edition Saturday (July 29)

Katchor, Ben et. al. 1995.
Julius Knipl: Real Estate Photographer [radio play; 4th episode ( 3:00)].
National Public Radio's Weekend Edition Saturday (August 26)

Katchor, Ben et. al. 1995.
Julius Knipl: Real Estate Photographer [radio play; 5th episode].
National Public Radio's Weekend Edition Saturday (September 16)

Katchor, Ben et. al. 1995.
Julius Knipl: Real Estate Photographer [radio play episode (2:45)].
National Public Radio's Weekend Edition Saturday (October 7)

Katchor, Ben et. al. 1995.
Julius Knipl: Real Estate Photographer [radio play episode (2:30)].
Weekend Edition Saturday (October 28)

Katchor, Ben et. al. 1995.
Julius Knipl: Real Estate Photographer - "The Doubletalk Artist" [radio play episode (4:00)].
Weekend Edition Saturday (November 18)

Katchor, Ben et. al. 1995.
Julius Knipl: Real Estate Photographer - "The Nail-Biting Salon" [radio play episode].
Weekend Edition Saturday (December 16)

Katchor, Ben et. al. 1996.
Julius Knipl: Real Estate Photographer - "The Radiator Musician" [radio play episode].
National Public Radio's Weekend Edition Saturday (January 20)

Katchor, Ben et. al. 1996.
Julius Knipl: Real Estate Photographer - "The Siren Query Brigade" [radio play episode].
National Public Radio's Weekend Edition Saturday (February 17)

Katchor, Ben et. al. 1996.
Julius Knipl: Real Estate Photographer [radio play last episode (4:00)].
National Public Radio's Weekend Edition Saturday (March 23)

Katchor, Ben. 1998.
[spontaneous cumbustion comic strip].
Metropolis (October)

Katchor, Ben. 1998.
In Praise of the Taxpayer [comic strip].
Metropolis (November)

Katchor, Ben. 1998.
The Carbon Copy Building [comic strip].
Metropolis (December)

Katchor, Ben. 1999.
2nd Thought Mail [comic strip].
Metropolis (July)

Katchor, Ben. 1999.
A Date in Architectural History [comic strip].
Metropolis (January)

Katchor, Ben. 1999.
Chapter 713, Sec. 51a: Peepholes [comic strip].
Metropolis (February / March)

Katchor, Ben. 1999.
Dept. of Harmony: The New York City Marathon passes through Brooklyn's Williamsburg [comic strip journalism].
New Yorker (November 22): 62, 67

Katchor, Ben. 1999.
Elevating Cracks in the Pavement [comic strip].
Metropolis (April)

Katchor, Ben. 1999.
The Committee for Architectural Neglect [comic strip].
Metropolis (June)

Katchor, Ben. 1999.
The Insomniac's Mansion [comic strip].
Metropolis (May)

Katchor, Ben. 1999.
The Office Building De-mystified [comic strip].
Metropolis (August / September)

Katchor, Ben. 1999.
The Shoo-tec Company [comic strip].
Metropolis (October)

Katchor, Ben. 2000.
Julius Knipl, Real Estate Photographer: The Beauty Supply District [comic strips].
New York: Pantheon

Katchor, Ben. 1991.
Cheap novelties: the pleasures of urban decay
New York: Penguin Books

Katchor, Ben. 1997.
Urban delight [author of Julius Knipl].
Harper's 294(1764; May):28-29.

Katchor, Ben. 1998.
Pray for Surf [Sports reporting comic strip; journalism].
Details (May): 150-153.

Katchor, Ben. 1999.
The Jew of New York [graphic novel].
New York: Pantheon Books

LaBrecque, Eric. 1993.
In Search of the Graphic Novel [A. Spiegelman, J. and G. Hernandez, P. Kuper, B. Katchor, J. Muth].
Print 47(1; Jan):21.

Lange, Alexandra. 1999.
New York, 1830 [Ben Katchor book The Jew of New York].
New York (January 11)

Lutes, Jason. 1999.
Book Review Revue: The Jew of New York by Ben Katchor.
The Stranger (February 11)

Mallon, Matthew. 2000.
Coffee-table Comics [Katchor's 'The Beauty Supply District' and alternative comics].
Vancouver Sun (July 15)

Musgrove, Mike. 1999.
Graphic novels [reviews of Rall, Kubert, Katchor, Strangehaven: Arcadia by Millidge and Richardson & Duin's Comics Between The Panels].
Washington Post Book World (February 14): 10

Nesvisky, Matt. 1997.
Strip artists [book reviews; T. DeHaven's Derby Dugan's Depression Funnies and B. Katchor's Julius Knipl].
Jerusalem Post (Jan 2).

Olson, Ray. 1991.
Cheap Novelties: The Pleasures of Urban Decay and The New American Splendor [reviews of books by B. Katchor and H. Pekar].
Booklist 88(8; Dec 15):741.

Reid, Calvin. 1993.
Comics: A user's guide - Cheap Novelties [review of book by B. Katchor].
Publishers Weekly 240(41; Oct 11):55.

Reid, Calvin. 1996.
Publishers briefly [comics by D. Wojnarowicz, J. Romberger, M. Van Cook, B. Katchor, Seth, D. Dreschler].
Publisher's Weekly 243(51; Dec 16):16.

Rice, Robin. 1999.
Shadowlands: At PAFA and Tyler, two cartoon artists create distinct but ambiguous worlds [Ben Katchor and Charles Burns exhibits].
Philadelphia City Paper (October 21).
online at http://www.citypaper.net/articles/102199/ae.art.comics.shtml

Richler, Noah. 1999
Noah Richler interviews author and artist Ben Katchor.
National Post (January 28)

Roth, Gil. 1998.
The deliberate tourist [Ben Katchor].
Comics Journal (201; January): 19.

Rubin, Mike. 1999.
The Art of the Schlemiel [The Jew of New York by Ben Katchor].
Village Voice (January 27).
online at http://www.villagevoice.com/issues/9904/rubin.shtml

Scott, Janny. 2000.
For 25 new MacArthur recipients, some security and time to think [Ben Katchor, includes photo].
New York Times (June 14): A24

Simon, Scott. 1995.
Julius Knipl: Real Estate Photographer [interview on comic strip and radio show by Ben Katchor].
National Public Radio's Weekend Edition Saturday (June 17)

Simon, Scott. 1996.
[cancellation of Ben Katchor's Julius Knipl radio show].
National Public Radio's Weekend Edition Saturday (March 30)

Sorel, E. 1996.
Julius Knipl, Real Estate Photographer [review of book by B. Katchor].
New York Times Book Review (Dec 22).

Stamberg, Susan. 1995.
Cartoonist [interview of Ben Katchor rebroadcast from May 7, 1994].
National Public Radio's Weekly Edition: the Best of NPR News (June 23)

Tobias, Tobi. 1995.
The wonders of salvage [B. Katchor's Julius Knipl strip].
Dance Ink (Fall).

Unknown. 2000.
List of 2000 MacArthur Fellows [Ben Katchor].
Associated Press (June 13)

Unknown. 1999.
Briefly noted [review of Katchor's The Jew of New York].
New Yorker (January 11): 89

Weschler, Lawrence. 1993.
A wanderer in the perfect city [Ben Katchor's Julius Knipl].
New Yorker (Aug 9):58-67.

Weschler, Lawrence. 1995.
The talk of the town: Knipl in limbo [B. Katchor's strip and Village Voice].
New Yorker 71(8; Apr 17):34-35.

Weschler, Lawrence. 1998.
A wanderer in the perfect city [Art Spiegelman; Ben Katchor essays].
St. Paul, MN: Hungry Mind Press

Weschler, Pat. 1994.
Stamaty has Time, Katchor gets Voice.
New York 27(10; Mar 7):16.