Author Archives: Alex Dueben

Alison McCreesh

Alison McCreesh and Alex Dueben discuss the nature of her most recent work of illustration and ambition: Norths: Two Suitcases and a Stroller Around the Circumpolar World! Continue reading

 

Understanding Detroit: The Nonfiction Work of Anne Elizabeth Moore & Melissa Mendes

When you’re looking for the way into a complicated news story about what’s been happening in Detroit, it helps to be able to pull the cat card. Continue reading

 

“How Far We’ve Come Since the 1980s!”: An Interview With Tim Truman

Truman sits down to talk about his upcoming return to Scout, how he’s found one of his best artistic collaborations by working with his son, and yes, because one of us demanded it, how he ended up making the greatest Hawkman story of all time. Continue reading

 

“I’m Sick of Graphic Novels”: An Interview with Craig Thompson

On the eve of its re-release, cartoonist Craig Thompson looks back on Carnet de Voyage and all that he learned while creating the influential travelogue. Continue reading

 

“Hopefully You Reach a Few People Here and There”: A David Collier Interview

David Collier’s work is much too personal, much too idiosyncratic to pass as straightforward nonfiction. His latest, Morton: A Cross-Country Rail Journey, is no exception, and possibly his best book to date. Here he discusses the book, being edited, the military, trains, and many other topics. Continue reading

 

An Upbringing That Was Very Much Out of the Ordinary: An Interview with Cullen Murphy

The former writer of Prince Valiant, and son of artist John Cullen Murphy, talks about growing up in Connecticut, surrounded by many of the most successful cartoonists of the Twentieth Century. Continue reading

 

“We Know This Will Drive Book Sales”: A Conversation about the EGL Awards

Alex Dueben speaks with two of the people behind the recently announced slate of Excellence in Graphic Literature Awards. Continue reading

 

Showing by Doing: Marking Four Decades of NBM with Terry Nantier

The founder of NBM talks about four decades of comics publishing, the differences between the European and American markets, the business challenges of social and technological change, and much more. Continue reading