A Chat With Mimi Pond on the Service Industry, Cocaine, and Writing the First Episode of The Simpsons

In the early 1980s, Mimi Pond’s work was everywhere. The cartoonist and illustrator was regularly published in The National Lampoon, The Village Voice, The New York Times, and Seventeen magazines; this eventually led to television work the following decade, when she wrote for visually striking shows such as Pee Wee’s

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DC Comics has announced the ending to its "experimental" line of graphic novels, MINX, which catered exclusively to teenage girls. The series bega in 2007 and included titles ranging from The Plain Janes and Janes In Love, which followed around an art-obsessed group of cool misfits, to Water Baby, a graphic novel…