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“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

 

Mort Walker Passes Away at 94

The artist, whose tour of duty on Beetle Bailey was the longest run of any cartoonist in the history of the comics pages, died Jan. 27 of pneumonia Continue reading

 

Excerpt: Paradise

An excerpt from Matthew Pettit’s upcoming comic, Paradise. 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