Author Archives: Martyn Pedler

“Change Is the Only Thing I Do Like”: An Interview with L. Nichols

Nichols says he’s always drawn – horses and maps were his favorites – but he was introduced to comics while studying mechanical engineering at MIT. Flocks is his autobiographical book about growing up in the South, keeping secrets from his … Continue reading

 

“Total Freedom Is Awful”: An Interview with Hope Larson

With a new book landing in stores and a book tour about to begin, Hope Larson talks to Martyn Pedler about the choices she’s made to have an artistic career, and the work that has been produced as a result. Continue reading

 

“I Never Felt Like I Had A Style”: An Interview with Charles Forsman

There’s a part of me that wants to constantly relive that because when you’re a teenager your emotions are so raw. You think you have everything figured out, but you’re also so lost and frustrated. I just find it fascinating, and I’m trying to organize that time of my life on paper. Continue reading

 

Small Worlds: An Interview With Matthew Pettit

It’s like what I was saying: when you create a story, you have to create that world. I was interested in not doing that again and using something I already knew, so I could jump right in. Continue reading

 

America as Haunted House: An Interview with Tim Lane

“I don’t think traditional comics will survive. But I’m trying one last gasp now before they go under completely.” Continue reading