Author Archives: Alex Dueben

“You Could Stand Up a Little Taller”: An Interview with Paige Braddock

Paige Braddock takes Alex Dueben through the history of her groundbreaking Jane’s World comic, her secret career as a novelist, and what it’s like when your day job is Peanuts. Continue reading

 

“What’s Next, Walmart?”: An Interview with Mary Fleener

Mary Fleener sits down with Alex Dueben to talk about Bille and the Bee, her wildly unique graphic novel about bees, the environment, and people who don’t pay attention. Continue reading

 

Today’s National Cartoonists Society: A Conversation with Steve McGarry

Steve McGarry talks about the future of the National Cartoonists Society, their festival, and what they’re doing to prove they aren’t just “old white guys who make comic strips”. Continue reading

 

“I Have A Very Busy Spring”: An Interview with Sara Elfgren

Sara Elfgren may not be the only comics creator to have opera, radio plays and VR games to her credit, but she’s the only one we’ve interviewed this year. So far! Continue reading

 

“If You Worry About It, It’ll Never Come”: An Interview with Jim Scancarelli

Jim Scancarelli walks Alex Dueben through the history of Gasoline Alley, which celebrated its 100th anniversary late last year. Continue reading

 

“I’m Ninety and Sometimes When I Think About It I Get Worried.”: An Interview with Joe Giella

A 70 year career, a 64 year marriage, and a history with every part of comics that you can think of. A legend sat down with Alex Dueben, and we’ve got the transcript. Continue reading

 

“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