Author Archives: Alex Dueben

“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

 

“It’s an Ideal Moment”: An Interview with Frederick Aldama

Frederick Aldama is an Arts and Humanities Distinguished Professor at Ohio State University where he is the founder and director of LASER, the Latino and Latin American Space for Enrichment Research, and the founder and co-director of Humanities and Cognitive … Continue reading

 

“I Look at Every Story I Draw in a Different Way”: An Interview with Rubén Pellejero

Pellejero is one of Spain’s great comics artists (Historias de Barcelona, The Summer of Irreverence, Rain Wolf). Today he, along with writer Juan Díaz Canales, is making the new adventures of one of comics’ greatest characters, Hugo Pratt’s Corto Maltese. Continue reading

 

“I’m Excited for People to Meet My Other Cartoon Children”: An Interview with Dana Simpson

I was an occasional reader of Ozy and Millie, the webcomic from Dana Simpson that ended in 2008. Simpson then landed a deal with Universal UClick to develop a new comic strip and what emerged was Phoebe and Her Unicorn. … Continue reading