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Excerpt: Good News Bible

An excerpt of the politically charged, hallucinatory, Jack Kirby-infused punk cartoons that Shaky Kane brought to Deadline magazine decades ago. 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

 

“That’s Just What My Life Looks Like”: A Tommi Parrish Interview

Upon the release of The Lie and How We Told It, Tommi Parrish talks about bookmaking, working at Outback Steakhouse, and the Australian comics scene. Continue reading

 

“I’m Very Low-Key About It”: Katie Skelly And Alex de Campi

But this is what has pushed me into the arms of prose fiction: I am so tired of producing graphic novels. I’ll never leave comics. It’ll be more like a shared custody thing… but since I made the choice to split my time it’s made me a lot happier. Continue reading

 

Excerpt: Ethics In The Gutter

An excerpt from Kate Polak’s Ethics In The Gutter: Empathy and Historical Fiction in Comics, focused on a storyline from Hellblazer. Continue reading

 

“Immediate Metacognitive Dispersal”: An Interview with Kate Polak

And she compares Primo Levi’s “over-analysis” of Auschwitz to her own over-analysis of what body wash to use in the morning. Continue reading

 

Excerpt: Is This Guy For Real?

An excerpt from First Second’s upcoming graphic biography of Andy Kaufman, written and drawn by Box Brown. Continue reading

 

“I Watch For Patterns”: An Interview with Aleš Kot

I guess I’m also not really interested in creating expectations? Continue reading