Author Archives: Annie Mok

“Going to 100”: An Interview with K.L. Ricks

A talk with the New England-based cartoonist, whose eerie, atmospheric comic for Hazlitt, “Country Darkness,” concludes with its third part next month. Continue reading

 

“This Heartbreak Sonata I’ve Been Slowly Composing”: An Interview with Jeremy Sorese

A conversation with Jeremy Sorese, whose first graphic novel, the sci-fi story Curveball, debuted at Comic Arts Brooklyn. Curveball follows Avery, a young genderqueer person who works as a waiter on a cruise ship off of a science-fiction version of Chicago’s tourist-y Navy Pier. Continue reading

 

Funny Angry: An Interview with Jane Mai

Jane Mai’s See You Next Tuesday is a raucous bunch of short comics and scraps. This third book in what appears to be a loose trilogy is lighter and funnier, but allows itself to go deeper and darker as a result. Continue reading

 

Tear Everything to Pieces: A Conversation with Liz Suburbia

An interview with the author of the debut graphic novel from Fantagraphics, Sacred Heart, which blends the Bible, punk rock, the magical realism of the Hernandez brothers, and trashy teen girl revenge flicks into a subtle story that explores alienation, gender, consent, sexuality, and trauma. Continue reading