Author Archives: Alex Dueben

“I Was Terrified – And Therefore, I Accepted”: An Interview with José Hernández

Alex Dueben spoke with award-winning Mexican cartoonist José Hernández about the recent US release of his Che Guevara graphic biography, and why the subject remains such a fertile one for artists and readers around the world. Continue reading

 

A Conversation with Andrea Leigh Shockling about Subjective Line Weight

While Andrea Leigh Shockling is preparing to launch her newest comics projects, she took the time to unpack the nature of Subjective Line Weight, her collaborative comics project exploring the things that go unsaid about thoughts and bodies. Continue reading

 

“Certain Things Suggest Themselves to Draw”: An Interview with Nicole Hollander

In 2018, the longtime newspaper cartoonist Nicole Hollander behind Sylvia published her first graphic memoir, We Ate Wonder Bread. Alex Dueben got her talking about the inspiration and perspiration behind this new project. Continue reading

 

“I Don’t Mind Scaring Myself”: An Interview with David Small

Checking in with the Stitches creator about his follow-up book, the appeal of psychopaths, autobiographical fiction, and more. Continue reading

 

“Your Own Terms At Your Own Pace”: An Interview with David Nuss

Dave Nuss spoke with Alex Dueben about the ups, downs, lefts and rights of Revival House Press, and what the future looks like for the respected micro-publisher. Continue reading

 

“I Spent Seven Years in the Belly of the Beast”: An Interview with Jamal Igle

We talk to the Molly Danger and Dragonflyman artist about rethinking his career, getting older, why historical sales numbers may be misleading, and getting into arguments on Twitter. Continue reading

 

“Things Have Shifted”: An Interview with Liza Donnelly

Liza Donnelly talks about her career at The New Yorker, the “Funny Ladies” show at the Society of Illustrators, and what you do next when you break your drawing arm. Continue reading

 

“I Thought It Was A Choice”: An Interview with Liana Finck

Liana Finck uncovers the true story behind her acclaimed comics memoir, Passing From Human, what it’s like to be Insta-famous, and her feminist awakening, which came mid-book. Continue reading